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Cinnabar Moth (Tyria jacobaeae)

The cinnabar moth (Tyria jacobaeae) is a brightly coloured arctiid moth, found in Europe and western and central Asia.

A beauty.

Cinnabar Moth - the larvae of which is a biocontrol for Tansy Ragwort, a local noxious weed nature

Cinnabar moth - Tyria jacobaeae

Description and photographs of the moth: The Cinnabar Tyria jacobaeae

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The cinnabar moth (Tyria jacobaeae) is a brightly coloured arctiid moth, found in Europe and western and central Asia. It has been introduced into New Zealand, Australia and North America to control poisonous ragwort, on which its larvae feed.

The cinnabar moth (Tyria jacobaeae) is a brightly coloured arctiid moth, found in Europe and western and central Asia. It has been introduced into New Zealand, Australia and North America to control poisonous ragwort, on which its larvae feed.

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