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Photo#122664
Great Tiger Moth - Arctia caja

Great Tiger Moth - Arctia caja
Salt Creek Park, Unknown County, Washington, USA
July 26, 2003
Size: 2.5"
The park is located in the northernmost region of the state - near Port Angeles, WA

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Great Tiger Moth - Arctia caja Great Tiger Moth on hand for scale - Arctia caja

Beautiful
Beautiful photo. If you crop it a little tighter, it would show even better.

Moved to species page.

 
OK - cropped it
Good suggestion.

This thing is a real screamer
This thing is a real screamer. Great colors.

 
Thanks, and from all the othe
Thanks, and from all the other photos I had previously seen of this moth, I hadn't realized that the spots were irridescent purple until I found this specimen. Fortunately, that irredescence comes through in this photo. It was indeed a stunning moth to behold. Red rag top and all.

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