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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA

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 *****SWAAG_ID***** 243
 Date Entered 29/06/2011
 Updated on 29/06/2011
 Recorded by Ric Carter
 Category Fauna
 Record Type Fauna HER
 Site Access Public Access Land
 Record Date 28/06/2010
 Location Summerlodge Moor
 Civil Parish Not known
 Brit. National Grid 
 Record Name Wood Tiger Moth
 Record Description The Wood Tiger Moth (Parasemia plantaginis) can often be seen flying in the daytime on acid grassland. Hawkbit (Scabious) is a primary larval foodplant but it also feeds on many other species of low-growing plants
 Dimensions wingspan 35mm
 Additional Notes For the Smokers amongst us only, if one applies a lighted cigarette end to the flower of Devil's Bit Scabious it will be seen to turn incandescent green!
 Image 1 ID 879         Click image to enlarge
 Image 1 Description Wood Tiger Moth
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