Ruby Tiger Moth   New
 
Taken at Skateraw on 8th May 2022 using Panasonic Lumix TZ70 in macro mode.
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Caterpillar
Taken at Doonfoot on 24th October 2021 using iPhone 12 mini
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Taken at Cathkin Marsh on 12th October 2019 using Panasonic Lumix LX5 in macro mode.
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Moth - Ruby Tiger.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Lepidoptera.
Erebidae.

Larval Food:
Description:

Wingspan:

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Flies/Found:
Feature:
Various plants invluding Blackberry, Buckthorn and Meadowsweet.
Forewings are dark reddish brown with a blackish comma-shaped spot at the apex of the cell, edged with carmine. Hindwings are carmine.
35 - 40 mm.
It is common on low-growing plants, on high-roads, railway embankments and waste fields. 
May - August