Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1331701

Dubious Tiger Moth
Spilosoma dubia

Observation date: July 02, 2022
Submitted by: aarongunnar
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: in large, pristine open tamarack/spruce bog. observed on an unknown grass/sedge. other plants in vicinity were typical northern WI bog plants (leatherleaf, bog rosemary, pitcher plant, sundrews, etc.)
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 20, 2023
Coordinator notes: I know this looks a lot like a Haploa sp. but the hairs are all wrong for this genus.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Forest County