Scientific name: Phragmatobia fuliginosa
Size: Wingspan up to 38mm
Distribution: Common throughout the UK
When flying: April to June and July to September
Habitat: Grassland, farmland, waste ground, verges, meadows, woodlands, gardens
Food: Caterpillars feed on brambles, blackthorn, meadowsweet, dock, plantain, ragwort and dandelions. Ruby Tiger moths fly at night. Colours brighter in the southern end of their range.