Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 902442

Cinnabar Moth
Tyria jacobaeae

Observation date: June 07, 2013
Submitted by: linda880
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: warm and sunny. I was watering the lawn area when this butterfly or moth emerged from some blackberries starting to grow in the ditch. it may have gotten wet and it finally landed on the dry grass as seen in the photo. the temperature was probably around 70.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: August 24, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Tillamook County