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Tiger Moth

Apantesis sp.

Description:

Black and orange Tiger Moth, 2 cm in length. The upper side of the abdomen is orange with a black stripe, the underside is all black. This one has all the hair on the thorax orange with 3 black stripes. Family Erebidae, Arctiinae.

Habitat:

Found at lights in the street, Semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico 2,200 meters.

Notes:

https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/119861-... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apantesis https://bugguide.net/node/view/5750

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LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Jul 9, 2019
Submitted on Jul 11, 2019

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