Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Immature stages

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White Ermine
Spilosoma lubricipeda
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Buff Ermine
Spilosoma lutea

(Hufnagel, 1766) 2061 / 72.019
=Spilosoma luteum

Morley's Final Catalogue: Both (also including White Ermine) occur in profusion, especially at light, from Bentley Woods to Gorleston.

Recent status: Very common and widespread.

Identification: Usually distinctive with buff fore-wings. Paler or worn examples may be confused with White Ermine.

Habitat: A wide range of habitats.

Recorded in 54 (93%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/09/2020125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
10/08/2020125TG50 - Gorleston
08/08/2020125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
08/08/2020125TG50 - Gorleston
06/08/2020125TM13 - Brantham/Holbrook
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Forewing: 17-22mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2020. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2020. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2020
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