Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1184671

Painted Tiger Moth
Arachnis picta

Observation date: September 02, 2018
Date notes: After sundown September 2nd 2018
Submitted by: caitlinpwurrell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Clear day, about 80 degrees right after the sun went down. The moth tried to fly away when slightly touched but could not lift off. It was on a brick wall when found. Took home to show husband and son and it didn’t try to take off, would flutter it’s wings but it just stayed stationary.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: February 05, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Utah, Tooele County