Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1134733

Virginian Tiger Moth or Yellow Woolybear Moth
Spilosoma virginica

Observation date: August 10, 2017
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: on what looked like a burr plant, this plant was also used by black swallowtail males for nectar. same hill first area on sage creek road of derby hill bird observatory warm mid to high 70's dry mostly sunny until late afternoon clouded up and rained lightly
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: August 16, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Oswego County, United States, New York