|72.026 ~ 2057 ~ Garden Tiger ~ Arctia caja|
A common species, found throughout the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 50-78mm.
A wide range of open habitats.
Many herbaceous plants.
Overwinters as a small larva. Larva August-late June. Pupates in a slight cocoon formed in the debris on the ground.
Photo by PB, 10th July 2010, Morben ISAF
Photo by PRW, 12th July 2011, Commins Coch
An interesting aberration.