Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1380819

Ornate Tiger Moth
Apantesis ornata

Observation date: May 28, 2024
Submitted by: Progredi
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on the patio, I disturbed it to move to a safe location and it spread its wings quickly and flashed the red hind wings I suppose as a startle mechanism. Gorgeous specimen.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 28, 2024
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Josephine County