Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 856033

Vestal Tiger Moth
Spilosoma vestalis

Observation date: May 09, 2013
Submitted by: haunttheheavens
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Small black spots, otherwise pure white. Originally thought it was a White Ermine, but I don't think they exist in north America.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: October 02, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Santa Cruz County