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White moth with black spots - Estigmene acrea

White moth with black spots - Estigmene acrea
Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
September 21, 2010
Size: about 1.5 inch
Just from looking at photos my best guess is Estigmene acrea, but I am not knowledgeable enough about moths to be certain.

Salt marsh tiger moth
Just found one of these on my front screen door. Should they be this far north (Ottawa Canada) and in the city?
It's a beautiful moth.

Moved from ID Request.

I believe you may have some eggs on the lower left corner of the image...

you are correct
Yep, that's the Salt-marsh Tiger moth, Estigmene acrea.

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