Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1072485

St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platarctia parthenos

Observation date: July 13, 2015
Submitted by: CathK
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Drawn to blacklight. Mixed spruce boreal forest.
Status: Resident
Verified by: lisald100
Verified date: December 17, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, Washington County