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Virginia tiger moth

Spilosoma virginica

Description:

Spilosoma virginica is a species of moth in the Arctiinae subfamily. As a caterpillar, it is known as the Yellow woolly bear or Yellow bear caterpillar. As an adult, it is known as the Virginia tiger moth. The caterpillar varies in color, but is typically consistent in its coloration in a single specimen, without odd tufts of different-colored hair or separately colored heads.

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alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Very nice!

ThePalGuy
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ThePalGuy

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on May 28, 2011
Submitted on Jul 23, 2012

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