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Ranchman's tiger moth - Arctia virginalis - female

Ranchman's tiger moth - Arctia virginalis - Female
Kaslo S. Rd., ~ 2.7 km SW of Mirror Lake, Central Kootenay, British Columbia, Canada
June 18, 2008

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What a beauty!
Seeing that this is from BC, and I've heard of them being down here in WA often, I really hope I get one someday. Your photos of this one are spectacular!

 
Thank you for your comment. M
Thank you for your comment. My photos are OK, the only problem i have with them (besides flash adjustment) is depth of field; i will eventually buy a program to help me deal with that.

The female is drying its newl
The female is drying its newly inflated wings.