Family: Arctiidae

72.020 White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda

There are 3491 county records of 8272 individuals from 258 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [8258 Adult] [1 Dead] [13 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
18
May
1103
Jun
5613
Jul
1509
Aug
6
Sep
1

Earliest: 06 Apr 1966 - Latest: 04 Sep 2014

Historical Abundance

2018
364
2017
437
2016
185
2015
404
2014
379
2013
315
2012
186
2011
254
2010
205
2009
40

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
2471 (5622)
VC68
1020 (2650)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Broad-leaved Dock Rumex obtusifolius
Curled Dock Rumex crispus
Herbaceous plants Herbaceous plants
Sorrel/Dock Rumex spp
Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica

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