Family: Lasiocampidae

66.008 Fox Moth Macrothylacia rubi

There are 311 county records of 413 individuals from 180 different sites. First recorded in 1827.

Individual records comprise of: [249 Adult] [1 Cocoon] [163 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
57
Jun
119
Jul
49
Aug
11
Sep
2

Earliest: 03 May 2017 - Latest: 19 Sep 2011

Historical Abundance

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

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
228 (320)
VC68
83 (93)

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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