Noctuoidea

Arctiinae

Imago
Genus
Phragmatobia
Species
fuliginosa
Author/Year
Linnaeus, 1758
English Vernacular
Ruby Tiger
French Vernacular
Écaille cramoisie
Annual Flight Period
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Wingspan: 30-38mm

Imago: Bivoltine, a common species that sometimes flies during the day but also comes freely to light.

Larva: Polyphagous, feeding on dandelion (Taraxacum), dock (Rumex) and (Gallium) to name a few.

Overwinter: As a final instar larva.

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