Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1293409

St. Lawrence Tiger Moth
Platarctia parthenos

Observation date: June 04, 2021
Submitted by: cblazo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Crawling across road. Hot and humid. Cicadas are brutally loud.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: June 14, 2021
Coordinator notes: It's a pretty good photo. Sighting data doesn't include Pennsylvania, although P. parthenos is found in New York, it's neighbor to the north. There are also sightings in TN and NC. See MPG: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=8162 JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Pennsylvania, Franklin County