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Possible Ammobiota festiva, or Arctia caja?

Observed: 11th June 2011 By: gwenedwardsgwenedwards’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Looks like a very "new" moth. Just sitting quietly in the shade on the patio, moving its wings into different positions. (To stiffen them up? Just out of chrysalis?)

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Scarlet Tiger (Callimorpha dominula) interacts


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Scarlet Tiger

Nice photos of this Scarlet Tiger. As far as I know Ammobiota festiva doesn't occur on Britain.

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