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Photograph by: 
Peter Orchard

The caterpillars of this species are well known for causing skin iritations if handled; it is a very common species in coastal areas of Dorset



Common Name Brown-tail
Scientific Name Euproctis chrysorrhoea
Species Group Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen
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The records for this species have been organised into reports, charts, maps and photos. Click a pic below to see the detail:

Notebook Sites List Distribution Map Some Charts Some Photographs Recent Records Guidance Notes

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Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen