Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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Scarce Vapourer
Orgyia recens

(Hubner, [1819]) 2025 / 72.018
Photo © Ron Moat,  Thorne Moors, VC63 - male

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Yorkshire Status: Rare and very local resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This rare species is now even more local than formerly, there being no recent VC61 records. Most records are of larvae.

Beaumont, 2002: For a recent comprehensive assessment and listing of historical Yorkshire records see Howes, 2000 (Naturalist 125: 121-135).

VC64. Bishop Wood, a single larva beaten 13.9.1991 (Jackson, 1993b).

2012 (CHF): The range in Yorkshire has contracted further and all recent records are from the south-east corner of VC63.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 14 (7%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1857.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: M 13-17mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, oaks, willows
Red List Status: Endangered (EN)
GB Status: Nationally Rare
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/06/2022+63SE71 - Crowle
10/06/2022163SE71 - Crowle
10/06/2022163SE71 - Crowle
10/06/2022163SE71 - Crowle
10/06/2022163SE71 - Crowle
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