Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1319833

Isabella Tiger Moth or Banded Woolybear
Pyrrharctia isabella

Observation date: February 18, 2022
Date notes: Unusually warm rainy weather at 45°-54°F last 2 days.
Submitted by: SagansMom
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First sighting of the year! Single Wolly Bear heading NW on soil near Alder, Birch and Callery Pear trees, (mid coast Maine). Unusually high temps 41°-54°F and rain last two days. Snow and ice still on ground. Snow and return to lower temps predicted in two days.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: February 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, Waldo County