Scarlet Tiger Moth

Scarlet Tiger Moth

Observation - Scarlet Tiger Moth - UK and Ireland. Description: Perched on the tarmac path near the Thames. Didn't see any Comfrey (preferred caterpillar foodplant) but there were loads of nettles. When it flew off the bright red hindwings were visible.

Perched on the tarmac path near the Thames. Didn't see any Comfrey (preferred caterpillar foodplant) but there were loads of nettles. When it flew off the bright red hindwings were visible.