Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1026695

Observation date: February 09, 2015
Date notes: I captured the larva before it pupated, and the moth emerged today.
Submitted by: sarahb8s
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found it as a fuzzy, black caterpillar walking on the floor one night.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: March 14, 2015
Coordinator notes: The harnessed tiger moth, Apantesis phalerata, has not been documented west of Colorado. I think the Nevada tiger moth, Grammia nevadensis, is a better match. Bob Martin