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moth
Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 6:25 PM
what type of moth is this? I think it may be an underwing, I have seen no photos anywhere of this same moth.
Elaine photo girl
North east MA

Tiger Moth

Tiger Moth

Hi Elaine,
This is actually a Tiger Moth in the family Arctiidae, most likely from the genus Grammia. There are many similar looking moths in this genus and we do not feel confident trying to identify your specimen to the species level, but a glance at the images on BugGuide will show you some possibilities.

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