Tyria Jacobaeae(Cinnabar Moth) -Male
Tyria Jacobaeae(Cinnabar Moth) -Male -Croatia -(1.3 in wingspan).
The larvae feed on the poisonous ragwort plant. Consequently, this moth is poisonous which is why it is so brightly colored.
In Britain this moth is used to control the poisonous ragwort plant as it's larvae will eat the plant but nothing will eat the larvae as the larvae are also poisonous.