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Placentia Tiger Moth

Grammia placentia

Description:

Black tiger moth with white-spotted forewings and red hindwings.

Habitat:

Sandy forest in Florida.

Notes:

Female; this may be the first photograph of a living female of the species.

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5 Comments

AbigailParker
AbigailParker 9 years ago

Thank you! I was blacklighting for beetles with some really hard-core coleopterists, and even they were impressed by the beauty of this moth!

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

How beautiful!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Perfect!! Could you add this to my mission, Moths of the Americas?

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Lovely Underwings...!!
Suitable for colour red mission.

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Nice!!

AbigailParker
Spotted by
AbigailParker

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2011
Submitted on May 28, 2012

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