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Parthenice Tiger Moth

Grammia parthenice


The forewings and the thorax are black with white veining and margins. The hindwings and abdomen are orange-pink with black patches.


I found this moth in a parking garage

2 Species ID Suggestions

hristini 7 years ago
Tiger Moth
Grammia ornata
LuckyLogan 7 years ago
Parthenice Tiger Moth
Grammia parthenice Moth Photographers Group – Grammia parthenice – 8196

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Christine Y.
Christine Y. 7 years ago

Thanks Logan!

LuckyLogan 7 years ago

Hi Christine, this is G. parthenice. G. ornata is a Western species.

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 7 years ago

Heather, I added a shot of one of the hindwings! Hope it's enough to help with species ID. The moth was dead when I went back for a second shot, which made it much easier to get a hindwing shot. But, the moth is now festering with tiny jumping flea-like bugs that were bouncing all over my hands and I had to keep shaking them off...So, I'm hoping that I don't need to go back for more pictures, because yuck. Thanks again for your help!

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 7 years ago

Thank you Heather, I think it might still be there. I'll check it out and post more pics if I can get them.

Heather R
Heather R 7 years ago

It's in the Grammia genus, but you need pics of the hindwings to get a species i.d.

Christine Y.
Spotted by
Christine Y.

Connecticut, USA

Spotted on Jul 24, 2016
Submitted on Jul 25, 2016

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