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Species Account for Calliteara pudibunda

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Calliteara pudibunda  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Pale Tussock
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Lymantriidae

Pale Tussock   Calliteara pudibunda Copyright: Graham Ekins

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National status: Common

Additional Phenology Data


Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda 2
Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda 2
Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda
Pale Tussock   Calliteara pudibunda
different instars 2
different instars 2
different instars
different instars
Pale Tussock melanic
Pale Tussock melanic
Pale Tussock 3
Pale Tussock 3
Pale Tussock 2
Pale Tussock 2
Pale Tussock.
Pale Tussock.

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data   
Calliteara pudibunda on UK Moths website
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Broad Habitat Data (based on 154 records with habitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 55 records with habitat detail and method information)

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