The Moths of Suffolk
2067 Jersey Tiger, Euplagia quadripunctaria, (Poda, 1761)

National Status : Notable Nb; suspected immigrant

Local Status : Rare immigrant (SMP Status 4)

Habitats : Open countryside, suburban gardens, waste ground

Flight Period : Single-brooded; mid-July to early September

Larval foodplants : Common Nettle, Hemp-agrimony, plantains and other low plants

Records : Westleton (R Drew, 5.viii.2004)

Wingspan details : Forewing 28-33mm, Wingspan 52-65mm

Identification

Confusion species : None


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Westleton (viii.2004) © M Deans

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Dorset (5.viii.2002) © L Gregory
Female, trapped by Bill Last - Harlow, Essex (viii.2015) © Neil Sherman
Female, trapped by Bill Last - Harlow, Essex (viii.2015) © Neil Sherman