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A Selection of Eribidae Moths 72.013 - 72.020

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(Fuessly 1775) (Fuessly 1775) (Fuessly 1775)    
Eribidae - Scoliopteryginae Eribidae - Scoliopteryginae Eribidae - Scoliopteryginae    
Yellow-tail Yellow-tail Yellow-tail    
Euproctis similis Euproctis similis Euproctis similis    
72.013   BF 2030 72.013   BF 2030 72.013   BF 2030    

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 35mm to 45mm.

Flight Period: July and August.

Habitat: Habitats include hedgerows, parks, gardens, coastal sand dunes etc.

Comment: This species is common resident, but is localised in southern Scotland, in Ireland it is only recorded from a hand full of localities.

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Species 72.024 to 72.045

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(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Eribidae - Lymantiidae Eribidae - Lymantiidae Eribidae - Lymantiidae Eribidae - Lymantiidae Eribidae - Lymantiidae
Pale Tussock Pale Tussock Pale Tussock Pale Tussock Pale Tussock
Calliteara pudibunda Calliteara pudibunda Calliteara pudibunda Calliteara pudibunda Calliteara pudibunda
72.015   BF 2028 72.015   BF 2028 72.015   BF 2028 72.015   BF 2028 72.015   BF 2028

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 50mm to 70mm.

Flight Period: May and June.

Habitat: Wooded area's where the food plants grow, like suburban gardens, parks, woods, hedgerows and area's with a lot of tree's.

Comment: This species is fairly common in England and Wales. In south Ireland is local and common.

(Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Eribidae - Lymantiidae Eribidae - Lymantiidae Eribidae - Lymantiidae Eribidae - Lymantiidae Eribidae - Lymantiidae
The Vapourer The Vapourer The Vapourer The Vapourer The Vapourer
Orgyia antiqua Orgyia antiqua Orgyia antiqua Orgyia antiqua Orgyia antiqua
72.017   BF 2026 72.017   BF 2026 72.017   BF 2026 72.017   BF 2026 72.017   BF 2026

 

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 35mm to 38mm.

Flight Period: July through to September.

Habitat: Habitats include parks, gardens, allotments, woods, hedgerows and where ever tree's and shrubs are reasonable plentiful.

(Hufnagel 1766) (Hufnagel 1766) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758) (Linnaeus 1758)
Eribidae - Arctiinae Eribidae - Arctiinae Eribidae - Arctiinae Eribidae - Arctiinae Eribidae - Arctiinae
Buff Ermine Buff Ermine White Ermine White Ermine White Ermine
Spilosoma luteum Spilosoma luteum Spilosoma lubricipeda Spilosoma lubricipeda Spilosoma lubricipeda
72.019   BF 2061 72.019   BF 2061 72.020   BF 2060 72.020   BF 2060 72.020   BF 2060

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 34mm to 42mm.

Flight Period: July to late autumn.

Habitat:  Habitats are waste ground, hedgerows, gardens, woodland, disused railway lines where food plants grow.

Comment: Common and widespread throughout the British Isles.

Status: Resident in UK.

Wing Span: 7mm to 10mm.

Flight Period: May to July.

Habitat: Habitats are waste ground, hedgerows, gardens, woodland, grassy sea cliffs where food plants grow.

Comment:  This species is fairly common and widespread throughout the British Isles.

         
                 

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