2029 Brown-tail Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Status
Resident. Rare.
 
Flight period
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History
Two have been found at Auchenshore on Auchencairn Bay, the first was on 28th July 2004, with the second in 2009 on 17th July.
 
Life cycle
One generation. Overwinters with other larvae in a communal web attached to the stem of the foodplant.
 
Larval foodplants
Bramble, Blackthorn, Dog-rose, Hawthorn and sallows.
 
Identification
Fairly straight forward as long as you see the tail of the abdomen.
 
Habitat
Coastal scrubby areas as well as gardens and hedgerows.
 
Recorders' notes
Don't forget to change the species code!!

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  • Butterfly Conservation - Macro-moth provisional distribution for the British Isles (excluding the Republic of Ireland) from the National Moth Recording Scheme
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