Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Buff Ermine
Spilosoma lutea

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2061 / 72.019
=Spilosoma luteum

Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
Sandy buff-yellow to white-buff body and forewings. The number of dark markings on the forewing varies considerably, with a rare form f. zatima having mainly black wings. This can be exaggerated by captive interbreeding.

Recorded in 68 (92%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
19/06/2024227TG42Eccles
19/06/2024128TL99Rockland St Peter
19/06/2024327TG31Upton
19/06/2024228TF51Terrington St John
19/06/2024528TF63Snettisham
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Forewing: 17-22mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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