Main: (Notodontidae / Dicranurinae)
71.009 [B&F: 1999] Lobster Moth (Stauropus fagi) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Common in mature woodland throughout much of southern England. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight widespread and fairly common in beech woodland, and at a lower frequency in oak or birch, especially in the New Forest. Wingspan 55-70 mm. Fairly unmistakable. Larva feeds on Birch, Hazel, Oak and Beech, over-wintering as a pupa.

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Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 260
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Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.13244966
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Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 380
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Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 2
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