Erebidae Arctiinae Arctiini Arctiina Arctia caja Arctia flavia
Arctia festiva (Hufnagel, 1766)
Banded Tiger
Ecaille rose

Genus: Arctia Schrank, 1802   Original genus: Phalaena Linnaeus, 1758

Synonyms (genus):
   Eucharia Hübner, 1820
  Synonyms (species):
   hebe Linnaeus, 1767

Adult:
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, December 11, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, December 11, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, December 6, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, December 6, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, December 12, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 8, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 8, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 10, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, October 5, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 10, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, October 5, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 11, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 11, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (male), Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, May 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, May 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female laying eggs), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, May 13, 2017
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult (female), Villa Camponeschi (Vallemare, Rieti), Italy, May 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Daniel Morel)
Adult (male), Notre-Dame-de-Londres (34), Ravin des Arcs, France, April 29, 2005
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
A. festiva (© Yeray Monasterio)
Adult (male), Valverde de Rioja, La Rioja, Spain, April 15, 2006
(Photo by Yeray Monasterio, Asociación Zerynthia)

Larva:
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, November 21, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, November 21, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, September 20, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, September 20, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, September 20, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 24, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva, S. Pietro, Assergi (L'Aquila), Italy, December 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Larva (early stages):
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (first instar), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, May 20, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (first instar), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, May 20, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (first instar), Villa Camponeschi, Vallemare (Rieti), Italy, June 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (second instar), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 1, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larvae (second instar), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, June 1, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (third instar), S. Pietro della Ienca, Assergi (L'Aquila), Italy, July 1995
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Larva (fourth instar), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, November 13, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Pupa:
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa (male), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 4, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Pupa (female), Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, July 4, 2017. Ab ovo
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Egg:
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Campo Imperatore, Gran Sasso (L'Aquila), Italy, May 13, 2017
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
A. festiva (© Paolo Mazzei)
Eggs, Villa Camponeschi, Vallemare (Rieti), Italy, May 1997
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)

Foodplants:
Achillea, Thymus, Euphorbia, Plantago, Taraxacum, Cynoglossum, Artemisia, Rumex, Cirsium

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