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Arctia villica (Cream-spot Tiger)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Cream-spot Tiger (Epicallia villica) is a moth of the family Arctiidae. The species is distributed from the Iberian Peninsula across western and southern Europe, Anatolia, western and northern Iran, West Siberia, Southwest Asia and North Africa.
View Wikipedia Record: Arctia villica


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Alde, Ore and Butley Estuaries 3859 England, United Kingdom
Braunton Burrows 3328 England, United Kingdom
Breckland 18652 England, United Kingdom
Dawlish Warren 145 England, United Kingdom
Dorset Heaths (Purbeck and Wareham) and Studland Dunes 5491 England, United Kingdom
Essex Estuaries 114016 England, United Kingdom
Exmoor Heaths 26455 England, United Kingdom
Isle of Portland to Studland Cliffs 3577 England, United Kingdom
Isles of Scilly Complex 66350 England, United Kingdom    
Lizard Point 34565 England, United Kingdom    
Lundy 7573 England, United Kingdom  
Lyme Bay and Torbay 77215 England, United Kingdom
Morecambe Bay Pavements 6449 England, United Kingdom
North Pembrokeshire Woodlands/ Coedydd Gogledd Sir Benfro 780 Wales, United Kingdom  
Pevensey Levels 8860 England, United Kingdom  
Severn Estuary/ Môr Hafren 182155 England/Wales, United Kingdom
Sidmouth to West Bay 2217 England, United Kingdom
Solent Maritime 27985 England, United Kingdom
South Dartmoor Woods 5330 England, United Kingdom
South Wight Maritime 49082 England, United Kingdom
Start Point to Plymouth Sound & Eddystone 84204 England, United Kingdom  
Steilhänge der Saar 2738 Germany  
The New Forest 72309 England, United Kingdom
Thursley, Ash, Pirbright and Chobham 12696 England, United Kingdom
Tintagel–Marsland–Clovelly Coast 6004 England, United Kingdom  

Prey / Diet

Ballota nigra (black horehound)[1]
Lactuca sativa (Lettuce)[1]
Lamium album (white deadnettle)[1]
Salix cinerea (large gray willow)[1]
Senecio vulgaris (Groundsel)[1]
Spinacia oleracea (spinach)[1]
Stellaria media (chickweed)[1]
Taraxacum campylodes (Dandelion)[1]
Ulex europaeus (common gorse)[1]
Urtica dioica (California nettle)[1]
Vitis vinifera (wine grape)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acanthis flammea (Common Redpoll)2
Amauromyza labiatarum2
Antitype chi (Grey Chi)2
Arctia caja (garden tiger moth)6
Athetis pallustris (Marsh Moth)2
Autographa bractea (Gold Spangle)5
Autographa gamma (Silver Y Moth)2
Autographa jota (Plain Golden Y)3
Autographa pulchrina (Beautiful Golden Y)3
Axylia putris (Flame)3
Bibio marci (St Mark's Fly)3
Bombus lucorum (White-tailed bumblebee)3
Byctiscus betulae (Hazel Leaf Roller)2
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)2
Caradrina morpheus (Mottled Rustic)3
Carduelis carduelis (European Goldfinch)2
Celastrina argiolus (Holly Blue Butterfly)2
Cerastis rubricosa (Red Chestnut)3
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)2
Cnephasia incertana (Light Grey Tortrix Moth)3
Cnephasia stephensiana (Grey Tortrix Moth)2
Conistra ligula (Dark Chestnut)2
Coscinia cribraria (Speckled Footman)3
Cybosia mesomella (Four-dotted Footman Moth)3
Delia florilega (bean seed maggot)2
Delia platura (seedcorn maggot)2
Diachrysia chrysitis (Burnished Brass Moth)2
Eilema griseola (Dingy Footman Moth)2
Ensina sonchi2
Epiphyas postvittana (Light brown apple moth)2
Eupeodes luniger2
Eupithecia vulgata (Common Pug Moth)2
Eupteryx florida2
Hepialus humuli (Ghost Moth)4
Hoplodrina ambigua (Vine’s Rustic)3
Idaea aversata (Riband Wave Moth)2
Idaea emarginata (Small Scallop)2
Idaea ochrata (Bright Wave)2
Idaea subsericeata (Satin Wave Moth)2
Lacanobia contigua (Beautiful Brocade)2
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)3
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)2
Liriomyza strigata3
Longitarsus luridus2
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)2
Naenia typica (Gothic)3
Noctua comes (Lesser Yellow Underwing)3
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)2
Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing Moth)2
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)2
Ochropleura plecta (flame-shouldered dart)3
Papestra biren (Glaucous Shears)2
Parasemia plantaginis (Wood Tiger Moth)3
Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades Moth)4
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)4
Platycheirus scutatus2
Plusia festucae (Gold Spot)2
Polia bombycina (Pale Shining Brown)3
Polymixis flavicincta (Large Ranunculus)3
Polymixis xanthomista (Black-banded Polymixis)2
Rhingia campestris3
Rhyacia simulans (Dotted Rustic)2
Scopula imitaria (Small Blood-vein)3
Sericomyia lappona2
Sideridis albicolon2
Spodoptera exigua (beet armyworm)2
Standfussiana lucernea (Northern Rustic)3
Xanthorhoe ferrugata (red twin spot)3
Xanthorhoe montanata (Silver-ground Carpet Moth)2
Xanthorhoe quadrifasiata (Large Twin-spot Carpet)3
Xanthorhoe spadicearia (Red Twin-spot Carpet Moth)2
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)3
Xestia rhomboidea (Square-spotted Clay)3
Xylena exsoleta (Sword-grass)2




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