garden tiger moth (Arctia caja)
Arctia caja, Garden Tiger, Trawscoed, North Wales, Aug 2015
Date 3 September 2015, 20:23
Source Arctia caja, Garden Tiger, Trawscoed, North Wales, Aug 2015
Author Janet Graham https://www.flickr.com/people/130093583@N04
The garden tiger moth or great tiger moth (Arctia caja) is a moth of the family Erebidae. Arctia caja is found throughout much of the Palearctic, in Europe as far north as Lapland, in Northern Asia and Central Asia, and in North America.
Species: Arctia caja (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms: Phalaena caja Linnaeus, 1758