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Cream-spot Tiger
Arctia villica (Oberthur, 1911)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2058 / 72.027
Photo © Flo Heiss,  Brecks, 5th June 2008

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Callimorpha dominula
Forewing: 25-32mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Variable in detail of markings, although overall pattern remains.
Sometimes seen by day, both sexes come to light.
Woodland and a range of open grassy areas.
Norfolk records mostly restricted to the Brecks.

Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2020127TG20 - Norwich
14/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
13/06/2020128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
30/05/2020127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
30/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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