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Virginian tiger moth

Spilosoma virginica


The caterpillar of this moth is popularly known as the yellow woolly bear. The moth is gorgeous; it looks to me as if it is wearing a furry cape and woolen leggings.


Vegetation along road running alongside city soccer fields.

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Virginian Tiger Moth
Spilosoma virginica

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1 Comment

Karla11 3 years ago

I just love this moth.

Maria dB
Spotted by
Maria dB

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Spotted on May 8, 2020
Submitted on Jun 7, 2020

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