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Buff Ermine

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Peter Orchard

Widespread and common flying as an adult in May through to July; its larvae feed on a wide range of herbaceous wild flowers and shrubs


Common Name Buff Ermine
Scientific Name Spilosoma luteum
Species Group Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen
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Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen