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Species Account for Spilosoma lubricipeda

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Spilosoma lubricipeda  (Linnaeus, 1758) 72.020
White Ermine
Lepidoptera: macromoths: Erebidae

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Taxonomic group: larger moths (Lepidoptera: macromoths) - County data

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Status: Section 41 Priority Species - research only

Records: 4501
First Record: 1913
Latest Record: 2023

1992-on hectads: 51
Pre-1992 hectads: 36
Total hectads: 53

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White Ermine Spilosoma lubricipeda
White Ermine  Spilosoma lubricipeda
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White Ermine 5
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White Ermine 3
White Ermine 3
White Ermine 2
White Ermine 2
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Habitats

Broad Habitat Data (based on 804 records with habitat information)

Broad subhabitat Data (based on 8 records with subhabitat information)

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Habitat Detail and Method (based on 4501 records with habitat detail and method information)

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