Family: Lymantriidae

72.017 Vapourer Orgyia antiqua

There are 144 county records of 181 individuals from 65 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [151 Adult] [3 Egg] [27 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Jul
5
Aug
58
Sep
74
Oct
8

Earliest: 19 Jul 2009 - Latest: 20 Oct 2012

Historical Abundance

2018
3
2017
9
2016
9
2015
8
2014
4
2013
3
2012
1
2011
3
2010
7
2009
12

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
129 (167)
VC68
15 (14)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

13. Broadleaved trees
32. Shrubs
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
Bog Myrtle Myrica Gale
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Common Lime Tilia x europaea
Downy Birch Betula pubescens
English Elm Ulmus procera
Hazel Corylus avellana
Large-leaved Lime Tilia platyphyllos
Midland Hawthorn Crataegus laevigata
Pedunculate Oak Quercus robur
Sessile Oak Quercus petraea
Silver Birch Betula pendula
Small-leaved Lime Tilia cordata

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