Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1084715

St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platarctia parthenos

Observation date: June 11, 2016
Submitted by: Katey
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Warm weather. Active pair then docile on the ground.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: June 13, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan