Erebidae : Arctiinae
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White Ermine
Spilosoma lubricipeda
Muslin Moth
Diaphora mendica
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Water Ermine
Spilosoma urticae

(Esper, 1789) 2062 / 72.021
Norfolk status
Scarce.
Fens, wet meadows, marshes, ditches, vegetated shingle.
East coast and Norfolk Broads area.

Please double check identification. Records received often show miss identified lightly marked White Ermine, female Muslin Moth or even White Satin!

Recorded in 39 (57%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/07/2020327TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
30/06/2020127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
25/06/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
23/06/2020127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Forewing: 18-21mm
Flight: One generation June-July
Foodplant:   Water Dock, Water Mint, other marshland plants
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
 Immature Adult
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