Family: Lasiocampidae

66.008 Fox Moth Macrothylacia rubi

There are 313 county records of 419 individuals from 182 different sites. First recorded in 1827.

Individual records comprise of: [232 Adult] [1 Cocoon] [1 Dead] [185 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
56
Jun
115
Jul
49
Aug
1

Earliest: 03 May 2017 - Latest: 23 Aug 2003

Historical Abundance

2019
7
2018
8
2017
15
2016
7
2015
17
2014
7
2013
1
2012
12
2011
42
2010
6

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
229 (323)
VC68
84 (96)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus
Bramble Rubus fructicosus agg.
Heather Calluna vulgaris
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria
Salad Burnet Sanguisorba minor

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