Monday, 25 July 2011

Ruby Tiger moth

Look at this lovely furry gingery moth! It's a Ruby Tiger moth (Phragmatobia fuliginosa). Stands out like a sore thumb on the green leaves!
The caterpillars eat herbaceous plants so aren't such a problem for our veggies - I think this one is on a broad bean plant.

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