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Virginian Tiger Moth with empty cocoon - Spilosoma virginica

Virginian Tiger Moth with empty cocoon - Spilosoma virginica
Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Size: moth = 22 mm
March 18th, 2009 the moth has emerged. I believe it's early because it has been in the house, so I'm not posting the date. Female or male?

From Sept 21 to March 18 is approximately 6 months, and that's for a premie.

June 7th, and now I see these moths are out naturally.

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White hairy caterpillar - Spilosoma virginica White hairy caterpillar turns orange 7 days later - Spilosoma virginica White hairy caterpillar turns orange - Spilosoma virginica White hairy caterpillar turns orange day 8 - Spilosoma virginica caterpillar and friends day 13 - Spilosoma virginica caterpillar begins to pupate day 18 - Spilosoma virginica Pupa day 22 - Spilosoma virginica Moth has emerged - Spilosoma virginica Virginian Tiger Moth with empty cocoon - Spilosoma virginica

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