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Little Virgin Tiger Moth

Grammia virguncula

Description:

Family: Erebidae. Subfamily: Arctiinae. Tribe: Arctiini (Tiger Moth. Common. Total length: 19-25 mm. Resembles Virgin Tiger Moth, but lacks straight PM line above W-shaped and is usually smaller. Yellow HW is spotted black (not shown). Hosts: low plants.

Habitat:

Woodlands, fields, meadows and gardens. Came to light.


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Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Jun 22, 2014
Submitted on Jul 4, 2014

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