Erebidae : Lymantriinae
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Gypsy Moth
Lymantria dispar

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2034 / 72.011

Bedfordshire status
Recent colonist

Verification Grade Comment: Acceptable flight time in county: 25 July to 31 August - a photo will be required if reported outside these dates

Recorded in 12 (55%) of 22 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2017.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/09/2023130TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
16/08/2023130TL13 - Shefford, Henlow, Shillington
16/08/2023130TL02 - Luton, Sundon, Toddington
06/08/2023130TL04 - Bedford (South), Kempston
03/06/2023530TL03 - Ampthill, Flitwick, Silsoe
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Forewing: M 20-24mm. F 31-35mm.
Flight: One generation July-Aug.
Foodplant:   Bog-myrtle and Creeping Willow
GB Status: Naturalised / Immigrant
Former Status: Immigrant (Resident )
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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