Ruby Tiger

Phragmatobia fuliginosaPhotoForewing Length: 14-19mm 

This moth has a reddish-pink abdomen and reddish-brown thorax. The forewings are
dark rosy red with one or two black marks. The underwings are pink with a thick
black, sub terminal line. 

Flight Period
Two generations, April to June & July to early September. 

Larval Food plants
Plantains, Ragwort, Spindle, Broom and other shrubby plants. 

Gardens, disturbed ground, hedgerows, and other open habitats including downland. 

Wiltshire Status