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Vestal Tiger Moth

Spilosoma vestalis

Description:

White wings with tiny black dots, very fuzzy head and thorax, fuzzy red upper forelegs.

Habitat:

Woodlands, especially oak.


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11 Comments

ChrisP
ChrisP 5 years ago

Eye-catcher!

LauraPound
LauraPound 5 years ago

Thank you everyone. :)

Yasser
Yasser 5 years ago

great shots!

Telse
Telse 5 years ago

Just gorgeous!

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

"Fancy" looking moth; very pretty! Nice series!

RiekoS
RiekoS 5 years ago

Beautiful moth.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 years ago

Yep, cute alright. I want a super-massive big one for a pet. Nicely spotted, Laura :-)

LauraPound
LauraPound 5 years ago

Thank you Mona. :)

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 5 years ago

So cute....

LauraPound
LauraPound 5 years ago

Thank you Yuko. :)

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 5 years ago

So fuzzy, so cute!

California, USA

Lat: 37.49, Long: -119.97

Spotted on Jun 4, 2013
Submitted on Jun 4, 2013

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