Spilosoma urticae (Water Ermine)

Systematics :

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Articulate animals)
Class: Insecta (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies)
Group: «Macro-heterocera» (Macro-moths)
Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Genus: Spilosoma
Species: Spilosoma urticae (Water Ermine)

Norwegian name: Hvit tigerspinner

Host plants: Iris, Lamium, Lysimachia, Mentha, Menyanthes trifoliata, Pedicularis, Rumex, Urtica

Norwegian Red List (2015): Vulnerable