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Ruby Tiger
Phragmatobia fuliginosa

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2064 / 72.024

General comments:
Widespread and common resident.

The Ruby Tiger is normally a bivoltine species, but a third generation of adults was produced in the years 2003, 2005 and 2006. The moth is likely to be represented on most site lists in the county.

Recorded in 37 (90%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/05/2024120TL13 - Hitchin (N)
11/10/2023120TL31 - Hertford
11/09/2023121TQ17 - Brentford / Hounslow / Richmond
11/09/2023120TL23 - Letchworth / Baldock
11/09/2023120SP90 - Berkhamsted
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Forewing: 14-19mm.
Flight: Two generations April-June. July-Sept.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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