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

(Oberthur, 1911) 2058 / 72.027

A rare resident in south Herefordshire with only one modern (2019) record.

A species of rough ground, open woodland, heathland.

Overwinters as a small larva and adults come to light.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 6 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1834.
Last Recorded in 2014.
(Data up to end 2020)
Additional Stats

Forewing: 25-32mm
Flight: May - July
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
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Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2020)
Date#VC10k Area
15/06/2014+VC36 - HerefordshireSO53
05/06/20101VC36 - HerefordshireSO51
16/06/19841VC36 - HerefordshireSO62
1980+VC36 - HerefordshireSO52
23/05/19781VC36 - HerefordshireSO62

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