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Virgin Tiger Moth

Grammia virgo


Family: Erebidae, Subfamily: Arctiinae, Tribe: Arctiini (Tiger Moths). Length: 24-37 mm. Wingspan: 70 mm. Black FW with fine cream-colored border and stripes along veins. W-shaped ST line touches slightly kinked PM line. AM line meets costa at a right angle. Red HW is boldly marked with black spots in media and terminal areas. (Common) Some kind of secretion on head.


Woodlands. Came to light.

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penna, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Jul 22, 2014
Submitted on Oct 19, 2014


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