Notodontidae : Notodontinae
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Iron Prominent
Notodonta dromedarius

(Linnaeus, 1767) 2000 / 71.012
Photo © Tony Moverley, 16 Jun 2015,  Settle, North Yorkshire VC64

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Yorkshire Status: Uncommon and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Widespread as larvae on sallow, birch and alder, and frequent at light in suitable areas of vice-counties 62-64. Very local in east VC61 where there is little suitable habitat and there is only a single record from Harmby in VC65 (FBS). However it has been recorded in Upper Teesdale, VC66 (Dunn & Parrack, 1986).

2012 (CHF): Common and widespread across most of the county in two overlapping broods. Commonest in broadleaved woodland but also coming into gardens.

Recorded in 165 (83%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1880.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 18-24mm
Flight: May - June and July - August
Foodplant:   Birch and Alder
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/09/2022162SE88 - Pickering (E)
28/08/2022162SE98 - Wykeham
27/08/2022264SE54 - York (S/W)
25/08/2022162SE98 - Wykeham
25/08/2022262SE98 - Wykeham
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