Details for Record 659946

Species: Virginian Tiger Moth (Spilosoma virginica) (Species ID: 2489) - View Species | Quad Details   

Date: 5/7/2020

Quad: Delta (39076_F3)

County: Harford

Records: 284 total records, 8 for Harford Co., 1 for Delta Quad

Observer: Dave Webb

Specimen: No

Publication: No

Processed by: Mark Etheridge

A female Virginian Tiger Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (5/7/2020). The eggs identify the moth as a female, their color helped to distinguish this moth from other white moths in the family Erebidae. Per BugGuide, "The egg masses of S. virginica are typically yellow..." Photo by Dave Webb.