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Scarlet Tiger
Callimorpha dominula

(Linnaeus, 1758) 2068 / 72.029
Photo © Martyn Hayes,  Luddenden Halifax 18th July 2022

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Yorkshire Status: unknown

Argus 87, 2019: A moth was seen flying by day and photographed by an unknown recorder near Leeds. This species has undergone considerable expansion in the last few years and it is not entirely unexpected that it should turn up in Yorkshire.

VC64. Burley, Leeds, 22.6.2019 (UR). NEW COUNTY RECORD.

Argus 90, 2020: Hot on the heels of last year's first record for the county in Leeds, we now have the second. Found in long grass, north west of York.

VC62. Beningbrough Hall, 4.7.2020 (MPet). NEW VICE-COUNTY RECORD.

Recorded in 4 (2%) of 200 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2022.
Additional Stats

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Forewing: 23-27mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Common Comfrey, Green Alkanet and many other plants
Red List Status: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2022163SE02 - Halifax
26/06/2022162SE56 - Easingwold (S)
13/07/2021162SE55 - York (N/W)
26/06/2021162SE56 - Easingwold (S)
04/07/2020162SE55 - York (N/W)
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