Family: Saturniidae

68.001 Emperor Moth Saturnia pavonia

There are 226 county records of 393 individuals from 165 different sites. First recorded in 1826.

Individual records comprise of: [241 Adult] [11 Cocoon] [126 Larval] [1 Not recorded] [13 Pupal] [1 Pupal exuviae] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
38
May
152
Jun
20
Jul
20
Aug
4

Earliest: 08 Apr 2017 - Latest: 23 Aug 2003

Historical Abundance

2019
22
2018
82
2017
3
2016
3
2015
8
2014
2
2012
1
2011
7
2010
4
2008
2

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
180 (332)
VC68
46 (61)

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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