Appendix A: (Erebidae / Erebinae)
72.0811 [B&F: 2457a] Castor Semi-looper (Achaea janata) (Linnaeus, 1758)

 

Notes: Recorded infrequently through accidental importation in pomegranates from south-east Asia or Australia. There is a single record of one found as a pupa in a pomegranate in a Tesco supermarket at Crawley, West Sussex, on 2 September 2010. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 45-55mm. Fairly unmistakable.

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Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
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Record Density

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