Family: Arctiidae

72.020 White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda

There are 3728 county records of 8881 individuals from 271 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [8864 Adult] [3 Dead] [13 Larval] [1 Not recorded] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
18
May
1226
Jun
6056
Jul
1549
Aug
6
Sep
1

Earliest: 06 Apr 1966 - Latest: 04 Sep 2014

Historical Abundance

2020
292
2019
193
2018
482
2017
441
2016
187
2015
404
2014
379
2013
315
2012
186
2011
254

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
2605 (5952)
VC68
1123 (2929)

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

Find moths by larval food plants here.

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