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2064 ~ Ruby Tiger ~ Phragmatobia fuliginosa
UK Status

Resident. Common S,C.

Montgomeryshire Status

A common species, found throughout the county.

Wingspan :  M & F, 28-38mm.

Confusion species




Flight time (Montgomeryshire)

Habitat

Mostly open habitats including commons, downland, heathland, moorland, sand-dunes, gardens and hedgerows.

Foodplant

A wide range of herbaceous plants.

Lifestage data

Overwinters as a fully grown larva. Larva May-July and August-April.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by PB, 25th July 2009, Morben ISAF

Photo by PB, 25th July 2009, Morben ISAF

Photo by PRW, 17th Aug 2009, Commins Coch
Pic shows ssp. borealis

Photo by GBC, 22nd Aug 2013, Lake Vyrnwy
Pic shows ssp. borealis