Appendix A: (Erebidae / Arctiinae)
72.0281 [B&F: 2056a] Olepa ricini (Fabricius, 1775)

 

An accidental import in produce from India, where widespread. In Hampshire one was recorded at Totton on 31 July 1992, the first and so far only record for the British Isles.

Updated November 2019: status review.

Flightime guide
StageJFM AMJ JAS OND
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Larval

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC11 South Hampshire
Totton (SU31)31-Jul-1992oneJeffes, Mr M.Adult

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