Britain's only resident member of the Saturniidae family.
Heathland, fens, woodland and hedgerows.
The males, which have bright orange hindwings, fly during the day in search of the greyer females, which fly at night.
Pheromone attractants: EMP Lure
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Recorded in 58 (84%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 2021.