Family: Saturniidae

68.001 Emperor Moth Saturnia pavonia

There are 216 county records of 367 individuals from 159 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [217 Adult] [10 Cocoon] [125 Larval] [1 Not recorded] [13 Pupal] [1 Pupal exuviae] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
20
May
146
Jun
20
Jul
20
Aug
4

Earliest: 09 Apr 2011 - Latest: 23 Aug 2003

Historical Abundance

2018
81
2017
2
2016
2
2015
7
2014
2
2012
1
2011
7
2010
4
2008
2
2007
1

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
173 (309)
VC68
43 (58)

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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