Arctiidae

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Cinnabar Moth (Tyria jacobaeae)
Tyria jacobaeae

 

A large and diverse family of moths with 11,000 species worldwide. The family includes the tiger moths (or tigers), footmen, lichen moths and wasp moths.

 

These are hairy, stout bodied moths, with brightly coloured wings, and some of the species are day flying.

 

 

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