Water Ermine

Spilosoma urticae


Species Codes

B&F 2062 RES 72.021

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Record Verification

Grade 2 adults can be confused with other species, so good quality photographs or possibly a specimen will be required if the recorder is not familiar with the species.

Distribution Map

The map below shows all records of Water Ermine (Spilosoma urticae) 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 Water Ermine (Spilosoma urticae) 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 Water Ermine (Spilosoma urticae) submitted each year has changed over time. Use the control below to filter by VC:

Photo Gallery

Below is a selection of Water Ermine (Spilosoma urticae) images from Kent. If you would like to contribute any photographs, please email mothsinkent@gmail.com. Click on a photo if you would like to see it larger.

External Links

For more information and images of Water Ermine (Spilosoma urticae), please take can be seen on the external pages listed below: