Family: Arctiidae

72.020 White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda

There are 3699 county records of 8778 individuals from 269 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [8761 Adult] [3 Dead] [13 Larval] [1 Not recorded] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
18
May
1208
Jun
5975
Jul
1545
Aug
6
Sep
1

Earliest: 06 Apr 1966 - Latest: 04 Sep 2014

Historical Abundance

2020
189
2019
193
2018
482
2017
441
2016
187
2015
404
2014
379
2013
315
2012
186
2011
254

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
2590 (5883)
VC68
1109 (2895)

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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