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Wood Tiger
Parasemia plantaginis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Erebidae: Arctiinae
2056 / 72.025
Photo © J Smith

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Forewing: 17-20mm.
Flight: One generation May-July.
Foodplant:   Herbaceous plants.
Red List: Least Concern (LC)
GB Status: Common
Former Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3
No confirmed modern-day records.
Woodland, downland and acid grassland.

Supposedly seen by a survey team at Dersingham bog on the dry heath area in August 1987 prior to construction of the Dersingham by-pass. No specimen or photo was taken.

Barrett [VCH 1901] Nemeophila plantaginis, Linn. "Ketteringham; very local"

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1873.
Last Recorded in 1987.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
1873 to 1913+27TG10Ketteringham
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