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Ruby Tiger
Phragmatobia fuliginosa

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2064 / 72.024

A common resident across the region.

Found in a range of open habitats including gardens.

Overwinters as a full grown larva. Adults come readily to light.

Recorded in 120 (86%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2022.
(Data up to end 2022)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 14-19mm
Flight: April - June and July - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2022)
Date#VC10k Area
18/11/20222VC37 - WorcestershireSO88 -
23/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
22/10/20221VC39 - StaffordshireSJ82
01/10/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ53 -
29/09/20221VC40 - ShropshireSJ32 -

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