Main: (Erebidae / Arctiinae)
72.028 [B&F: 2058a] Patton's Tiger (Hyphoraia testudinaria) (Geoffroy, 1785)

 

Notes: Very rare immigrant (less than 10 previous UK records) from sandy areas in the mountains of southern Europe, appearing on the south coast. Recorded four times in Britain: Kingsham, West Sussex on 29 May 2005; Abbortskerswell, Dorset on 12 June 2006; Totland, Isle of Wight on 5 May 2011; Newport, Isle of Wight on 6 May 2011. Not recorded from Hampshire to date. Wingspan 35-45 mm. Larva feeds on Common Sorrel, Sheep's Sorrel and Dock; no evidence of breeding in the UK.

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