Subject: What’s this bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Eureka Springs, AR
Time: 04:10 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Weirdly beautiful. Is it some kind of moth? Love the bug man!
How you want your letter signed: Enti Em
Dear Enti Em,
This is a freshly eclosed Tiger Moth whose wings have not yet fully expanded after emerging from the pupa. We believe it might be a Salt Marsh Moth female, but we would not eliminate a species in the same genus without a common name, Estigmene albida, which is pictured on BugGuide.