72.019 .... B&F 2061
Buff Ermine Spilosoma lutea (Hufnagel, 1766) 
Status .....Common throughout Nottinghamshire.
Photographed at Market Warsop June 2013   Photographed near Eakring Flash June 2003
Early stages                            
Egg batch, photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter May 2022.
Newly hatched larvae, photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter June 2022.
3rd instar larva. Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter June 2022.
Full-grown larva. Photographed at Clipstone Old Quarter June 2022.
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Buff Ermine
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Lound Moth Group. Richard Rogers. Colin Watkin. Graham and Anona Finch. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. David Hursthouse. Phil Lee. Netherfield Wildlife Group. Sean Tobin. Tim Sexton. Sherwood Forest Rothamsted trap results 1986-1990. Dave Morton. Andy Ashley. David Yates. Phil Cadman. Nottingham City Council. Wil Heeney. Robert and Jill Carlyle. Graham Birkett. NBGRC. Meg Skinner. Martin Gray. Steven Chick. Ian Blackmore-Allen. Indy Kiemel Greene and Agnes Kiemel. Iain Leach, Kate Harte and Paul Baker (Budby South Forest Moth Trapping Results). Tom Shields. Charles Cannon. Caron Stubbs (Ransom Wood Moth Trapping Results 2010-2013).  Jason Reece and Lily Reece. Andy Adcock. Tom Shields. Brian Wetton. David Shaw. Graham Beeley. J.T. Radford.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated January 2024

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