Erebidae : Arctiinae
ABH BF

Photo © Dave Jones,  18/05/2012 - Stoke Holy Cross

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species: None
 
Cinnabar
2069 Tyria jacobaeae
(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.031
Norfolk status
This species is commonly found on heaths, downs and railway embankments throughout England.
Easily disturbed by day and flies in warm sunshine. Comes to light at night.

The moth produces one generation of very distinctive caterpillars which are easily found in July and August.

Has a very long emergence period so fully grown adults may be seen alongside fully grown larvae!

Recorded in 65 (94%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/10/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
03/09/2014127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
03/08/20142327TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
01/08/2014+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
28/07/20143427TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Forewing: 17-23mm.
Season: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Ragwort
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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