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Kent Moth Group


Small Lappet

Phyllodesma ilicifolia

Family: Lasiocampidae

RES: 66.011 B&F: 1641

Verification Grade (Adult):

Not known in Kent and presumed extinct in the rest of the UK. It was previously only found in North Somerset up towards Yorkshire but with a very much western tendency. Perhaps one which could re-colonise from the near continent...

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