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:

Identification:

Recorded in 54 (93%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1899.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/09/2019125TM59 - Lowestoft
19/09/2019125TG50 - Gorleston
12/09/2019125TM59 - Lowestoft
27/08/2019125TM23 - Felixstowe/Landguard Point
25/08/2019125TM59 - Lowestoft
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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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