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Photo © Adrian Matthews,  05/11/2021 - Pye Terrace, CB4 1DX

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Oak Rustic
Dryobota labecula

(Esper, 1788) 2246a / 73.223

A moth we've been expecting for some time now in Cambridgeshire. No surprise then when it finally arrived. The first report was by Mike Darsley in Little Shelford 28/10/2021 followed on 5/11/2021 by a second in Chesterton, Cambridge by Adrian Matthews.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
Show Details | 1990 to 2020 | 2000 to 2020 | Graph Key
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Forewing: 27-31mm
Flight: One generation, October to December
Foodplant:   Evergreen (Holm) Oak
Nat Status: Recent colonist / Suspected immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
 Immature Adult
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