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Jersey tiger (Euplagia quadripunctaria)
Subject: Jersey tiger (Euplagia quadripunctaria)
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Underside of a Jersey tiger moth.jpg
Resolution: 848x1144 File Size: 134839 Bytes Date: 2011:08:06 10:05:19 Camera: N8-00 (Nokia) F number: f/2.8 Exposure: 8625/1000000 sec Focal Length: 755/128 Upload Date: 2017:06:23 00:56:31

Jersey tiger (Euplagia quadripunctaria)

The underside of a Jersey tiger moth (Euplagia quadripunctaria) resting on a window.
Date 6 August 2011
Author Frekja

The Jersey tiger moth (Euplagia quadripunctaria) is a day-flying moth of the family Erebidae. Euplagia quadripunctaria is widely distributed in Europe from Estonia and Latvia in the north to the Mediterranean coast and islands in the south. It is also found in West Russia, South Urals, Asia Minor, Rhodes and nearby islands, the Near East, Caucasus, South Turkmenistan, and Iran.

Scientific Name: Euplagia quadripunctaria (Poda, 1761)
Common Names: Jersey Tiger Moth
Phalaena (Noctua) quadripunctaria Poda, 1761
Callimorpha quadripunctaria (Poda, 1761)
Phalæna plantaginis Scopoli, 1763
Phalæna Noctua hera Linnaeus, 1767
Callimorpha hera (Linnaeus, 1767)
Euplagia hera (Linnaeus, 1767)

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