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Ruby Tiger
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2064 / 72.024
Photo © Stephen Youngs,  04/05/2018 - Peddars Way

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Similar Norfolk Species: None
Forewing: 14-19mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
Norfolk Status
Adults seen from April to June and July to September. Reddish-brown gradual variation in colour.
Occasionally they fly in sunshine.

Recorded in 68 (99%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
26/05/2020128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
21/05/2020728TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
20/05/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
20/05/2020128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
20/05/2020127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
Further info: Phragmatobia fuliginosa
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