Lasiocampidae : Malacosomatinae
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Lackey
Malacosoma neustria
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Ground Lackey
Malacosoma castrensis

(Linnaeus, 1758) 1635 / 66.004

General comments:
Absent. Erroneously recorded for Hertfordshire at East Barnet by Gibbs (1894). The details are discussed by Plant (2008, The Moths of Hertfordshire, page 294). There are no Middlesex records.

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Recorded in 1 (2%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1937.
Last Recorded in 1937.
Additional Stats

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1937120TL42 - Bishop's Stortford (N)
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Forewing: 13-16mm
Flight: July - August.
Foodplant:   Sea Plantain, Common Sea-lavender, Sea Wormwood and Sea Purslane
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Nationally Scarce
Former Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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