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Arctia villica Oberthur, 1911

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Arctia villica Oberthur, 1911
Common names: Cream-spot Tiger [En], Écaille fermière, Écaille villageoise [Fr], Roomvlek [Nl], Schwarzer Bär [De], Quelonia de mancha crema [Es], Krembenekli Ayı Güvesi [Tu]

Mount Vermion, VERIA ● Greece

Description: Variable species, with many geographical variants and aberrations. Wingspan 45-60 mm.
The larvae, like those of other Tiger moths, are brown and covered with hairs.

Biology: The larva feeds on a range of herbaceous plants. It hibernates at mid-size. It pupates at spring. The adult flies from April to June, in one generation. It is active at night but comes regularly to light.

Habitat:
Distribution: Europe to the southern half of Great Britain, Minor Asia to Armenia.

References:
UK Moths
Novák I., Severa F., 1983. Multiguide nature des papillons d’Europe, Bordas.



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