Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 962600

Ranchman's Tiger Moth
Platyprepia virginalis

Observation date: April 30, 2014
Date notes: 1 in the afternoon
Submitted by: Tserisa
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was found in tall grass near the edge of a small patch of Douglas fir forest bordering pasture. Unusually hot day (80 degrees), clear, and bright sun.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: May 04, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Washington County