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Summary Data

Season (Adult / Immature):

National Status: Vagrant/Accidental

Local Status: Very rare and very local vagrant.

Local Record: Grade 4   See here for explanation

Flight time: -

Forewing: -

Foodplant: -

Regional breakdown:

Year first recorded1994
Year last recorded1994
Number of records1
Number of individuals1
Unique positions1
Unique locations1
Adult records1
Immature records0

For the county, we have a total of 1 records from 1 sites. First recorded in 1994.


72.011 Gypsy Moth 04
© Paul Holmes
72.011 Gypsy Moth 03
© Paul Holmes
72.011 Gypsy Moth 02
© Dave Williamson, 21 June 2012
72.011 Gypsy Moth 01 male
© Alan Miller

Species Account

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.

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