Erebidae Arctiinae Arctiini Arctiina Pericallia matronula Rhyparioides metelkana
Rhyparia purpurata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Purple Tiger
Ecaille pourprée, Ecaille mouchetée

Genus: Rhyparia Hübner, [1820]   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
R. purpurata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 4, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
R. purpurata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 4, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
R. purpurata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Monti della Laga (Rieti), Italy, July 1988
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
R. purpurata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, July 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
R. purpurata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, July 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
R. purpurata (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female laying eggs), Marais de Lavours, 280m, Savoie, France, June 11, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Larva:
R. purpurata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 13, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
R. purpurata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Monti della Laga (Rieti), Italy, June 1994
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
R. purpurata (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 21, 2009
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Salix, Taraxacum, Sorbus, Trifolium, Vaccinium, Plantago, Galium, Achillea, Artemisia, Hieracium, Scrophularia

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