Cream-spot Tiger Moth.

Cream-spot Tiger Moth

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The cream-spot tiger moth, or just cream-spot tiger is a colorful species of moth from the southern regions of Europe.

Cream-spot Tiger Moth.

Cream-spot Tiger (Epicallia villica), Csipak, Hungary.

I have photographed these specimens close the southern border of Hungary.

Cream-spot Tiger Moth.

Cream-spot Tiger (Epicallia villica), Csipak, Hungary.

Like all moth and butterfly larvae the caterpillars of the cream-spot tiger do chew up the plants, but there aren’t enough of them to cause serious damage.

Further Readings:

Epicallia villica on Wikipedia.
Last updated: September 30, 2014

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