Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 940084

Painted Tiger Moth
Arachnis picta

Observation date: November 16, 2013
Submitted by: Cactusjordi
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth laying eggs on a leaf of Calibanus hookeri. Temps ~66F, overcast, windy
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: November 19, 2013
Coordinator notes: I believe you are correct. A. citra can look very similar.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County