Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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Euproctis chrysorrhoea

(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.012

Found in most parts of the region, and locally common. Appears to be increasing.

Recorded in 54 (69%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Small trees and shrubs including Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Dog-rose, Bramble, sallows, Apple, Pear, oaks and Sea Buckthorn
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
02/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU48
27/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU58
27/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU48
23/07/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU57
19/07/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP40

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