Family: Arctiidae

72.020 White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda

There are 3512 county records of 8299 individuals from 258 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [8285 Adult] [1 Dead] [13 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
18
May
1114
Jun
5627
Jul
1511
Aug
6
Sep
1

Earliest: 06 Apr 1966 - Latest: 04 Sep 2014

Historical Abundance

2018
387
2017
441
2016
185
2015
404
2014
379
2013
315
2012
186
2011
254
2010
205
2009
40

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
2492 (5649)
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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