Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1314100

Vestal Tiger Moth
Spilosoma vestalis

Observation date: October 10, 2021
Date notes: In my backyard on one of my small pepper plants laying her eggs. I haven't seen one of these around here since I was a kid.
Submitted by: thcrzywolf
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Laying eggs on the underside of my pepper plant. 1:30 pm. Weather 83' bright and sunny. 10-10-2021
Status: Resident
Verified by: reyes.carmiii
Verified date: October 13, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.