Phragmatobia fuliginosa

930332.00 — 8156 — Phragmatobia fuliginosa (Linnaeus, 1758) — Ruby Tiger Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



This species is known on Block Island from just three individuals. While it is quite distinctive among the moths documented on Block Island, two very similar congeners found regionally could potentially occur on the island.


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 47.9f; p. 269. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths