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Cinnabar
Tyria jacobaeae

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2069 / 72.031

General comments:
Ubiquitous resident.

Almost any ragwort plant is likely to produce the familiar "rugger jersey" larvae; there is no hint of any decline in either range or population.

Recorded in 37 (90%) of 41 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1887.
Last Recorded in 2023.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/08/2023120TL23 - Letchworth / Baldock
16/08/2023120TL13 - Hitchin (N)
15/08/2023120TL22 - Stevenage
07/08/2023120TL43 - Meesden / Barley
07/08/2023120TL31 - Hertford
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VC20 VC21 VC21 VC20
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Forewing: 17-23mm.
Flight: One generation May-Aug.
Foodplant:   Common Ragwort
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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