Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1356410

Ranchman's Tiger Moth
Platyprepia virginalis

Observation date: May 21, 2023
Submitted by: PJY
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 4th sighting over 8 day period at Nehalem Beach State Park. All sightings in evening on grasses on side of beach access path through dunes. Sea pea, Scotch broom, and beach strawberry are other predominant plants. Weather conditions on this date: overcast with drizzle.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 22, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Tillamook County