Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1282373

Virgin Tiger Moth
Apantesis virgo

Observation date: June 18, 2019
Submitted by: w
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found crawling rapidly across a ditch bank road in a fen (peatland). Very active, it tried to bury itself under plant debris when I was catching it.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jmgesell
Verified date: September 24, 2022
Coordinator notes: Also known as Apantesis virgo. -jmgesell
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, St. Louis County