Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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Photo © Adam Bassett,  Marlow Bottom, 11/08/2008, female

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Lymantria dispar
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Black Arches
Lymantria monacha

(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.010

Widespread and common across the region, in woodland and wooded areas.

Recorded in 67 (86%) of 78 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1750.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Foodplant:   Oaks, other broadleaved trees and conifers
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
01/09/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP60
26/08/20221VC23 - OxfordshireSP32
22/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSP61
20/08/20221VC24 - BuckinghamshireSU98
19/08/20221VC22 - BerkshireSU97

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