Family: Lasiocampidae

66.008 Fox Moth Macrothylacia rubi

There are 323 county records of 430 individuals from 184 different sites. First recorded in 1827.

Individual records comprise of: [241 Adult] [1 Cocoon] [1 Dead] [187 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

May
62
Jun
118
Jul
49
Aug
1

Earliest: 03 May 2017 - Latest: 23 Aug 2003

Historical Abundance

2020
7
2019
11
2018
8
2017
15
2016
7
2015
17
2014
7
2013
1
2012
12
2011
42

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
238 (333)
VC68
85 (97)

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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