Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1013673

Phyllira Tiger Moth
Grammia phyllira

Observation date: September 18, 2014
Submitted by: thomas20
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 24, 2014
Coordinator notes: The hindwing spotting is different for the suggested id, Virgo Tiger Moth, Grammia virgo. Here is a link to some information on Grammia phyllira which will help distinguish it from the very similar G. parthenice. All of these could be found in the area of the sighting. SAT http://bugguide.net/node/view/5740
Checklist region(s): United States, Oklahoma, Cherokee County