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 34 (49%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1800.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2019527TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
07/07/2019327TM49 - Geldeston/Haddiscoe
04/07/2019127TM18 - Diss
23/06/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
01/06/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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Forewing: 18-21mm
Season: 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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