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Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Lymantriinae
2029 / 72.012
Photo © Ian Ellis,  01/07/2011 - Cottenham

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Euproctis similis
Forewing: M 16-20mm. F 18-19mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Various shrubs and trees; Bramble, Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Dog-rose, sallows, Plum, Apple, Pear, cherries and Sea Buckthorn
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2

Recorded in 25 (68%) of 37 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1820.
Last Recorded in 2023.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2023+29TL57 - Ely/Stretham/Soham
09/08/2023329TL55 - Fulbourn
16/07/2023229TL44 - Fowlmere/Sawston
09/07/2023+29TL57 - Ely/Stretham/Soham
08/07/20233029TL44 - Fowlmere/Sawston
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