Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 902710

Ranchman's Tiger Moth
Platyprepia virginalis

Observation date: May 21, 2013
Date notes: Caterpillar collected on may 21, hatched from cocoon on June 9
Submitted by: morninghill
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This little guy was eating the lettuce in our garden, and we decided to see what it would turn out to be. Spent over two weeks in cocoon.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: August 24, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Grant County