White Ermine Moth Spilosoma lubricipeda

White Ermine moth White Ermine moth - male with feathered antennae.
Wingspan 34-48mm; UK flight time May-Aug.
White Ermine moth Many thanks to Jeff Davies in Wales for this sharp photo of a White Ermine moth.
White Ermine moth
White Ermine moth
These above show the White Ermine's yellow-backed white body with black spots/bars and a yellow thigh -- a member of the family of "tiger" moths.
White Ermine moth
White Ermine moth Many thanks to Terry Hobbs of Moorlands Junior School, Bath for the above photo of a White Ermine moth on the school wall.
(He jokes that it could be a Puss Moth since it has a cat's face on the back of the head, -- looks more like a lion to me.)