Family: Arctiidae

72.020 White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda

There are 3516 county records of 8303 individuals from 258 different sites. First recorded in 1769.

Individual records comprise of: [8289 Adult] [1 Dead] [13 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
18
May
1115
Jun
5629
Jul
1512
Aug
6
Sep
1

Earliest: 06 Apr 1966 - Latest: 04 Sep 2014

Historical Abundance

2018
389
2017
441
2016
187
2015
404
2014
379
2013
315
2012
186
2011
254
2010
205
2009
40

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
2496 (5653)
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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