Family: Arctiidae

72.019 Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea

There are 1711 county records of 3710 individuals from 176 different sites. First recorded in 1875.

Individual records comprise of: [3696 Adult] [3 Dead] [1 Egg-batch] [10 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
1
May
180
Jun
2084
Jul
1426
Aug
1
Sep
2

Earliest: 06 Apr 2018 - Latest: 06 Sep 2006

Historical Abundance

2019
304
2018
347
2017
437
2016
251
2015
436
2014
256
2013
111
2012
100
2011
117
2010
125

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
1168 (2431)
VC68
543 (1279)

Status Grade 1

Larval food plants

Honeysuckle Lonicera periclymenum
Hop Humulus lupulus
Stinging Nettle Urtica dioica
Wild Plum Prunus domestica

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