Family: Saturniidae

68.001 Emperor Moth Saturnia pavonia

There are 229 county records of 397 individuals from 166 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [229 Adult] [11 Cocoon] [142 Larval] [1 Not recorded] [13 Pupal] [1 Pupal exuviae] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
39
May
152
Jun
20
Jul
11
Aug
0

Earliest: 08 Apr 2017 - Latest: 23 Aug 2003

Historical Abundance

2020
2
2019
24
2018
82
2017
3
2016
3
2015
8
2014
2
2012
1
2011
7
2010
4

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
182 (335)
VC68
47 (62)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Alder Buckthorn Frangula alnus
Blackthorn Prunus spinosa
Bramble Rubus fructicosus agg.
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Heather Calluna vulgaris
Meadowsweet Filipendula ulmaria

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