Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1080208

Vestal Tiger Moth
Spilosoma vestalis

Observation date: May 02, 2016
Date notes: 08:45 is am Is the submitting time box on the 24 hour clock that no AM or PM choice is given?
Submitted by: Wh1tem0th
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Harbor, Oregon 60 degrees F, The weather is sunny this morning with no fog. White moth is clinging to house siding on west side just above the hose bib and dog's water bowl. There is a heavily wooded creek to the north of the house. The house is about a mile east from the Pacific Ocean and on a hillside. 13:10 same day- weather has changed to high fog; white moth still in same spot
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: March 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Curry County