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White Ermine
Spilosoma lubricipeda (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2060 / 72.020
Photo © Rosemary Holt,  05/07/2016 - Lyng

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Forewing: 18-23mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants. Nettle and docks.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
White all over with black spots and black antennae, the White Ermine moth is widespread and common throughout Norfolk.

Recorded in 67 (97%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/08/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
13/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
06/08/2020127TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
04/08/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
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