The Drinker

Euthrix potatoria


Species Codes

B&F 1640 RES 66.01

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Species Account

A common moth throughout Kent, but always likely to be more abundant at the coast. This is a large and distinctive species, and the larvae are frequently found by day.

Record Verification

Grade 1 adults are generally distinctive and unlikely to be confused with other species, but records outside documented range or flight period may require photos.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of The Drinker (Euthrix potatoria) in the Kent database. If you've got a dot to add, please submit your records to us. Use the control below to filter by time span:


The graph below shows at which time of the year The Drinker (Euthrix potatoria) can be expected to be recorded in Kent. Use the controls below to filter by VC and time span:

Reporting Rate

The graph below shows how the number of records of The Drinker (Euthrix potatoria) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of The Drinker (Euthrix potatoria) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

External Links

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