Spilosoma lubricipeda

Irish status: Widespread and Common

White Ermine - The extent of black markings on this night flying moth varies considerably from almost spotless examples to largely black forms. The wingspan is around 38 mm. The species flies from May to July and is attracted to light. These moths photographed at Greaghnafarna Co. Leitrim.

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