Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1215324

St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platarctia parthenos

Observation date: July 06, 2019
Submitted by: KSchwengler
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The moth was sitting on a Wild Sarsparilla (Aralia nudicaulis) leaf next to a caterpillar which I have not been able to identify. It was an overcast day, around 15 C. We've had a lot of rain and the forest was quite lush.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 10, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Alberta