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Tiger Moth

Hypercompe laeta


For some reason there has been abundant black and white Moths lately? This one is a good size about 1inch and a half.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 8 years ago
Tiger Moth
Hypercompe laeta Tiger Moth

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Telse 8 years ago

What a stunning Moth! Fantastic photography Gilma.

Thank you so much, Adarsha B S, a very big fan of yours for all your amazing spottings!!

Thank you so much, e s c.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

Fabulous shots Gilma!

e s c
e s c 8 years ago

You have a lot of nice shots. I particularly like your moths.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago


Gracias, carlos.velazco.

carlos.velazco 8 years ago

Muy bonita!

Thank you for the ID, bayucca and PURA VIDA!!

Thank you,

bayucca 8 years ago

¡¡Pura Vida!! 8 years ago

Awesome pic!!!

Thank you, iGo Sugiarto, nothing like being able to see things from all angles, I am curious by nature and it is so nice when we are able to do that.

Yes, LarryGraziano..PURA VIDA!!

iGo Sugiarto
iGo Sugiarto 8 years ago

Great series detailed. Cosed wings - open wings. Thumb up and luv for this..

LarryGraziano 8 years ago

Pura Vida!

Thank you so much for the ID bayucca.
It looks like I found an ID for a caterpillar spotting a had here for months also.

Thank you, LarryGraziano parece que si es como dijiste. Mariposa de la noche Tigre.

bayucca 8 years ago

Arctiidae, Arctiinae, Hypercompe laeta.
Here is the caterpillar:

LarryGraziano 8 years ago

Hola Gilma, this is a lovely moth and great series. I think this may be a a type of Tiger Moth.

Thank you, NuwanChathuranga.

NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

very nice!

Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 5, 2012
Submitted on Nov 12, 2012

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