Ruby Tiger Moth Phragmatobia fuliginosa

Ruby Tiger moth
Ruby Tiger moth
The Ruby Tiger is a pretty red-brown moth often found flying in midday sun as well as at night.
Ruby Tiger moth
Ruby Tiger moth
Its mane is like that of a bison. It has red "thighs".
Ruby Tiger moth
Ruby Tiger moth
Wingspan 30-35mm; UK flight time Apr-Sep.
Ruby Tiger moth
Ruby Tiger underside
The underside can look brown or red (different individuals).
Ruby Tiger
The Ruby Tiger is prettiest when showing its amazing ruby-red upper body with black spots which, when its wings lay flat, can look like black stripes and give it its name.