Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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Gypsy Moth
Lymantria dispar

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2034 / 72.011
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Yorkshire Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

National Status: Vagrant/Accidental

Beaumont, 2002:

VC62. Falling Foss, male at MV light 14.7.1994 (WN, Pfo). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Current status (CHF, 2011): An unlikely immigrant with only one previous county record in 1994.

Recorded in 2 (1%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1994.
Last Recorded in 2020.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: M 20-24mm. F 31-35mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Broadleaved trees and shrubs
GB Status: Naturalised / Immigrant
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/08/2020163SE31 -  Wakefield (S)
14/07/1994162NZ80 - Goathland / Grosmont
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