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Ruby Tiger
Phragmatobia fuliginosa

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2064 / 72.024
Photo © Andy Nunn,  Barrow Haven Lincolnshire

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Yorkshire Status: Common and fairly widespread resident.

Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: Recorded most frequently from moorland and lowland heaths and in small numbers in other lowland areas in all five vice-counties.

2012 (CHF): Widespread and doing well across the county in both upland and lowland habitats. The second brood in July/August dwarfs the smaller first brood in May/June.

Recorded in 161 (81%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1883.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

< Clouded Buff  |  Wood Tiger >
Forewing: 14-19mm
Flight: April - June and July - September
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 1
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/11/2022+64SD67 - Ingleton
09/11/2022163SE51 - Askern
07/11/2022+64SE54 - York (S/W)
17/10/2022+65SE29 - Catterick
13/10/2022164SE04 - Keighley / Silsden
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