Erebidae : Arctiinae
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Scarlet Tiger
Callimorpha dominula
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Cream-spot Tiger
Arctia villica

(Oberthur, 1911) 2058 / 72.027

Morley's Final Catalogue: Suffolk, teste W.C. Hewitson Esq. (Stephens, Illust, ii, 1828, p.72). Of frequent occurrence, though rarer than formerly (cp. Ent. Wk. Intell. x, 1861,27); no recent record from west Suffolk, except at Worlington in 1925 et seqq. (Whit). Annually scarce at Waldringfield (Wlr); Felixstow and Nacton (Gibbs); Bentley and Barnby (Vinter); Dodnash, Ipswich, Belton, Gorleston, etc

Recent status: Almost exclusively found in the Breck and along the coastal belt.

Identification: Unmistakable. Sometimes seen by day but most records are of adults to light.

Habitat: Woodland and gardens.

Recorded in 22 (38%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1960.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
20/06/2020125TM46 - Minsmere/Leiston
15/06/2020125TM34 - Hollesley/Rendlesham Forest
15/06/2020325TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
13/06/2020125TM57 - Southwold
12/06/2020+25TM35 - Snape/Tunstall
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Forewing: 25-32mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
 Immature Adult
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Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © Norfolk Online Lepidoptera Archive - NOLA™ - Suffolk 2020. © James Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2020. Data © NOLA™ - Suffolk 2020
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