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From back in early summer: a cinnabar moth, Tyria jacobaeae (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae).  The larvae feed on ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris = Senecio jacobaea).

Photo taken in the field below Chazey Wood, near Caversham, UK, on 2012-06-09.

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