Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1065661

St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platarctia parthenos

Observation date: July 01, 2013
Submitted by: K Marcus
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny warm day. Opened wings for me but didn't move around much. Other species of moths found in same location.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 17, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario