What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Moth Geometry
Geographic location of the bug:  Boquete, Panama
Date: 10/01/2017
Time: 08:29 PM EDT
The markings on this moth look vaguely hieroglyphical.
How you want your letter signed:  Nora

Tussock Moth

Dear Nora,
We are certain this is a Tiger Moth in the subfamily Arctiinae.  We found these images from the genus
Halysidota on the Kirby Wolfe Costa Rica Tiger Moths page, and though they are not exact, they are quite similar.  It really resembles its North American relative the Banded Tussock Moth, Halysidota tessellaris. 

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Boquete, Panama

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