Moths 416 478 Tigers Ermines and Footmen
Striking moths, brightly coloured and that acts as a warning to preditors as most of this family are poisonous!
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These much rarer species have also been recorded in Dorset:
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|Species Common Name||Scientific Name||Status|
|Red-necked Footman||Atolmis rubricollis||
A species of wooded habitats and believed to be extending its range across much of the country
|Wood Tiger||Parasemia plantaginis||
A rare species found in very few places in Dorset
|Yellow-tail Moth||Sphrageidus similis||
A common and widespread species found in most habitat types