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Photo © William Soar,  24/06/2017 - Martham Ferry (taken with phone just before it flew off)

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Scarlet Tiger
Callimorpha dominula

(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.029/2068
Norfolk status
Unknown.

Day-flying species found in damp areas such as fens, marshes, river banks, as well as rocky cliffs near the sea. Locally common in southern and south-west England, south Wales and some areas in North-west England.

C.G. Barrett, 1889 "Two specimens have been taken at Burgh near Aylsham, by Mr. Godfrey Burr"

A single caterpillar was found in the ladies lavatory at Martham in 2014, the first modern-day record, of unconfirmed provenance, in Norfolk. (D. Holman, C. Stean 09/04/14)

Adult seen near Martham Ferry in 2017 and photographed with phone before it flew off high over the reeds. (Will Soar, 24/06/17)

[MBGBI volume 9]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1889.
Last Recorded in 2017.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/06/2017127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
09/04/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
1889227TG22 - Buxton
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Forewing: 23-27mm.
Season: One generation June-July.
Foodplant:   Common Comfrey and many other plants
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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