Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1261673

Virgin Tiger Moth
Apantesis virgo

Observation date: July 18, 2020
Submitted by: Redheadohyah
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This guy was on the side of the house near the porch light. He didnt seem to scared of me and stayed in one spot for some time. Weather was very hot and humid. I'd say in the high 80s
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: February 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: Grammia virgo has now been included in the genus Apantesis.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Livingston County