Family: Lasiocampidae

66.008 Fox Moth Macrothylacia rubi

There are 300 county records of 401 individuals from 174 different sites. First recorded in 1827.

Individual records comprise of: [243 Adult] [1 Cocoon] [157 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
54
Jun
116
Jul
49
Aug
11
Sep
2

Earliest: 03 May 2017 - Latest: 19 Sep 2011

Historical Abundance

2018
4
2017
15
2016
2
2015
17
2014
7
2013
1
2012
12
2011
42
2010
6
2009
28

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
221 (312)
VC68
79 (89)

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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