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2056 ~ Wood Tiger ~ Parasemia plantaginis plantaginis
UK Status

Resident. Local

Montgomeryshire Status

An uncommon and local species that is mostly found in the western side of the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 34-42mm.

Confusion species


Flight time (Montgomeryshire)


Moorland, downland, heathland, open woodland and scrubby places.


Many herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a half grown larva. Larva July-early May. Pupates in a cocoon formed in the plant stems.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by GBC, 13th June 2014, Lake Vyrnwy