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Virginian Tiger Moth

Spilosoma Virginica


Virginian tiger moths are all white with small black spots on each wing.


Virginian tiger moths are most common in temperate and tropic locations, places that are warm and have plenty of plant life.


Before a caterpillar becomes a tiger moth, it is known as the yellow woolybear moth. Tiger moths are a subspecies of Arctiinae, and have over 260 species.

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Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Lat: 39.28, Long: -76.69

Spotted on Sep 16, 2019
Submitted on Sep 16, 2019

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