Attributes of Phragmatobia fuliginosa

Ruby Tiger Moth
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Body hairy. Head and thorax dark reddish brown. Abdomen red with rows of black spots. Wings translucent. Forewing dull reddish brown with no lines, only a black reniform spot. Hindwing pale pink with black discal spot; uneven black shading along costal and outer margins.
Wing Span: 2.8-3.4cm.
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Dock, Eupatorium species, goldenrod, ironweed, plantain, skunk cabbage, sunflowers, sweetgale, and other plants.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: A holarctic species. North American subspecies is A. fuliginosa rubricosa.
Conservation:
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None noted.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
July 19, 2014 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada July 23, 2014 Details
July 04, 2014 treichard Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States July 16, 2014 Details
July 12, 2013 wayne13114 Oswego County, New York, United States March 04, 2014 Details
August 04, 2013 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States February 06, 2014 Details
July 05, 2013 Jim Eckert Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States December 14, 2013 Details
July 15, 2013 Latenight Cameron County, Pennsylvania, United States October 30, 2013 Details
August 26, 2013 jamesheintz1 Skagit County, Washington, United States October 23, 2013 Details
July 20, 2013 wayne13114 Oswego County, New York, United States October 13, 2013 Details
July 10, 2013 stormyeyes99 Sussex County, New Jersey, United States October 10, 2013 Details
October 03, 2013 treichard Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States October 07, 2013 Details
August 30, 2013 treichard Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States September 01, 2013 Details
August 16, 2013 treichard Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States August 27, 2013 Details
August 17, 2013 treichard Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States August 27, 2013 Details
July 17, 2013 davmcnaugh Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 26, 2013 Details
July 24, 2013 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 25, 2013 Details
July 18, 2013 Bowbender Ashland County, Ohio, United States July 21, 2013 Details
July 07, 2013 treichard Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States July 14, 2013 Details
July 05, 2013 treichard Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States July 11, 2013 Details
July 06, 2013 treichard Juniata County, Pennsylvania, United States July 11, 2013 Details
July 11, 2013 Tom Raub Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States July 11, 2013 Details
June 11, 2011 groehm Van Wert County, Ohio, United States June 27, 2013 Details
June 07, 2013 Scotiaspinner Nova Scotia, Canada June 07, 2013 Details
July 27, 2012 Ezra Schwartzberg (Dale Schweizer) Essex County, New York, United States May 22, 2013 Details
August 04, 2012 Ilona L. Dane County, Wisconsin, United States April 14, 2013 Details
July 05, 2012 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 06, 2013 Details
July 26, 2006 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States February 27, 2013 Details
August 26, 2008 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, United States February 27, 2013 Details
May 09, 2012 BOGwalker St Louis County, Minnesota, United States November 20, 2012 Details
May 15, 2012 letsgomoe Gallatin County, Montana, United States September 06, 2012 Details
July 23, 2012 edenny Hampshire County, Massachusetts, United States July 24, 2012 Details
June 09, 2012 Glennie Manitoba, Canada June 18, 2012 Details
April 26, 2012 michellevandyke Yukon-Koyukuk Borough, Alaska, United States June 13, 2012 Details
April 21, 2012 davidwdroppers Whatcom County, Washington, United States May 06, 2012 Details
August 01, 2011 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada October 18, 2011 Details
August 27, 2011 curtis.lehman (Rory Bower) Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States September 15, 2011 Details
July 17, 2011 curtis.lehman (Michael Lanzone) Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States September 10, 2011 Details
July 18, 2011 dhsmall Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States July 18, 2011 Details
July 02, 2011 curtis.lehman (Marcy Cunkelman) Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States July 17, 2011 Details
May 19, 2011 curtis.lehman (Jerry Skinner) Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States May 19, 2011 Details
May 02, 2011 rogerdowner Wayne County, Ohio, United States May 02, 2011 Details
September 03, 2010 Amanda Fulton (Amanda Fulton) Medina County, Ohio, United States March 02, 2011 Details
August 18, 2010 legacy.reporter (Stephen Kloiber) Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
August 18, 2010 legacy.reporter (Stephen Kloiber) Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 24, 2007 legacy.reporter (Jerry McWilliams) Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 28, 2009 curtis.lehman (Curt Lehman) Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 17, 2009 Details
August 12, 2007 H.D. McGuinness (H.D. McGuinness) Suffolk County, New York, United States July 08, 2009 Details
July 16, 1996 curtis.lehman (Curt Lehman) Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States October 24, 2008 Details
May 07, 1980 Tom Middagh (Tom Middagh) Nobles County, Minnesota, United States July 10, 2008 Details
July 27, 2006 legacy.reporter (Frank Olsen) Floyd County, Iowa, United States June 09, 2008 Details
March 04, 2008 legacy.reporter (Todd Eskelin) Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska, United States May 28, 2008 Details