Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1306835

Virgin Tiger Moth
Apantesis virgo

Observation date: August 13, 2021
Submitted by: Monica Forrester
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I dont have a clear photo, it was a short video that I took a screenshot of
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: August 16, 2021
Coordinator notes: I can see just enough abdomen color that I'm pretty sure this is Apantesis virgo (or Grammia virgo, as the taxonomy formerly placed this sp.) The only other sp. it's likely to be in PA is A. parthenice and the FW pattern looks more like A. virgo. JRains