Latin name - Tyria jacobaeae
Flight period – May to August
Wingspan – 3.2 to 4.2 cm, 1.25 to 1.65 inch.
Description - Medium-sized black moth, red markings on the forewing,
hindwings mostly red. Its caterpillar is also brightly coloured, with
black and gold stripes. Often found near common ragwort, although sometimes
on other ragworts and groundsels.