Arctiidae

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Noun1.Arctiidae - tiger moths
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
arctiid, arctiid moth - stout-bodied broad-winged moth with conspicuously striped or spotted wings; larvae are hairy caterpillars
Callimorpha, genus Callimorpha - cinnabar moths
woolly bear moth - larva of moth of the family Arctiidae
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Some of the biggest movers include the orange footman moth, which has spread almost 150 miles north in three decades to reach North Yorkshire, and the Blair's shoulder-knot, which has moved 226 miles from the Midlands and Suffolk to Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.
Some species, such as the nightingale and kingfisher, may increase and others, such as arctic and alpine plants, the northern footman moth and the dipper, are likely to decline.
It details how Wales will have to learn to live with floods and droughts, build more reservoirs, and species like alpine plants, bird cherry and the Northern footman moth wll gradually disappear and the dormouse, nightingale, kingfisher and mistletoe increase.