Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1084408

St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platarctia parthenos

Observation date: June 09, 2016
Submitted by: Sue Orlowski
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: found sleeping on doorstep after light was on all night, several other moths on door or already eaten by birds so just wings on ground
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 11, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Spokane County