Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1085860

St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platarctia parthenos

Observation date: June 19, 2016
Submitted by: Plantgirl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Originally found in my grass. It was slightly raining. I took the moth in my greenhouse and photographed it.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: November 14, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Fairbanks North Star, United States, Alaska