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Common Name:Moth, Cinnabar
Scientific Name:Tyria jacobaeae
Area:Luckiamute Landing State Natural Area
Date:June 2, 2013

The Cinnabar Moth is a brightly colored moth, native to Europe and western and central Asia. It has been introduced into North America to control Tansy Ragwort, on which its larvae feed as shown below.

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