Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1087722

St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platarctia parthenos

Observation date: June 29, 2016
Submitted by: Paul F. J. Eagles
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth attracted to the lights of a shower block. This individual found in the morning.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 06, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario