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Cinnabar
Tyria jacobaeae

(Linnaeus, 1758) 72.031/2069
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!

A golden form, f. flavescens is found occasionally, with the red markings replaced by yellow.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/09/2018127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/08/2018527TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
29/07/2018428TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
26/07/2018128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
24/07/2018128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Forewing: 17-23mm.
Season: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Ragwort
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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