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Wood tiger moth (Parasemia plantaginis)

The wood tiger moth (Parasemia plantaginis), Hodges #8127, is a diurnal (day flying) member of the subfamily Arctiinae (tiger and lichen moths). Identification can be quite difficult, as the markings of this species are highly variable.

Wood tiger moth (Parasemia plantaginis), Hodges #8127.  Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Alpine County, CA.  Stock Photo ID=MOT0001
Wood tiger moth (Parasemia plantaginis). Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Sierra Nevada, Alpine County, California.
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Wood tiger moth (Parasemia plantaginis), Hodges #8127.  Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Alpine County, CA.  Stock Photo ID=MOT0002
Wood tiger moth (Parasemia plantaginis). Carson Pass, Eldorado National Forest, Sierra Nevada, Alpine County, California.
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