The wood tiger and cream-spot tiger have yellowy-orange hindwings instead of red; the jersey tiger has white stripes on its black forewings; and the scarlet tiger has white spots on its black forewings. By Sophie Brownson Jersey Tiger Moth. Because the answer is Croydon – and this is a Brick by Brick application….. A MOTH which was restricted to the Channel Islands and a … In association with the Norfolk Moth Survey. Yesterday my friend saw a brightly coloured moth flying around her garden during the day. THE Jersey tiger moth has spread beyond its regular haunts in the Channel Islands and the UK south coast and set up a colony beside a Lewisham railway track. There are five similar tiger moths in the UK, all of which are smaller. 1 comment. Most surprisingly, this stunning day-flying moth has become common in London including gardens right in the heart of the city. Life-cycle of the Scarlet Tiger moth Adults emerge in June and July when both males and females fly during the day in sunshine. As the name suggests the moth is from Jersey but there are now some colonies in southern England and as far north as London. Rare Jersey Tiger moths spotted in Wales. 16th - South Norwood Country Park: Jersey Moth (orange), Large White, Emperor Dragonfly (JAH) 15th - Park Hill (Park Rangers Yard): 1 Jersey Tiger (orange variety) on Virgina creeper on walled garden (Ernie Thomason) 15th - South Norwood Lake: (09:40hrs) 2 Jersey Tiger, (orange variety) c20 Gate Keeper 2 Common Darter (John Watson) Rare Jersey Tiger Moth, Euplagia quadripunctaria, unusually found in a London garden resting in Green Alkanet, Pentaglottis sempervirens A Jersey Tiger Moth (Euplagia quadripunctaria) on Hemp-argimony (Eupatorium cannabinum), one of the food plants of its lavae. Dear Inez, This pretty moth is a Jersey Tiger, Euplagia quadripunctaria, and according to UK Moths: “One of the most attractive of the Tiger moths, this species was until recently restricted in distribution to the Channel Islands and parts of the south coast . Moth Night 2013 takes place on 8th–10th August. ... Teenager with rare … She eventually identified it as a rare Jersey Tiger Moth! Home ... Jersey Tiger: Euplagia quadripunctaria (Poda, 1761) 2067 / 72.030: Norfolk status Nationally scarce (Nb), suspected rare immigrant. For more information, head to the Moth Night website. Unfortunately, planning permission is 100 per cent guaranteed. The Jersey Tiger remained confined to an isolated pocket of Devon but in the last 20 years began to dramatically spread across southern England with regular sightings now recorded in Dorset, Hampshire, Sussex, Kent and as far north as Hertfordshire.. Jersey Tiger (Euplagia quadripunctaria) - The Moths of Norfolk. OPINION: WHICH COUNCIL-OWNED COMPANY WANTS TO BUILD ON CHALKLAND WHICH IS CURRENTLY HOME TO BATS, BADGERS, DEER AND THE RARE JERSEY TIGER MOTH? That the Jersey Tiger is something of a show-off should come as little surprise for it is a member of arguably the most flamboyant moth family in the UK - the tiger moths. Other similar sized Tiger moths in the British Isles include the Garden Tiger, Cream-spot Tiger Moth and the recent colonist The Jersey Tiger. We are on the Isle of Wight and there are apparently some colonies here. The moth is now even commonly seen in central London, bringing an exotic splash of colour to the drab grey of the inner-city. Two species from the tiger family in particular — the Garden Tiger and the Jersey Tiger — have experienced widely differing fortunes.

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