I found a very beautiful bug and was wondering what it is.
December 30, 2009
Hi There,
I found this beautiful bug on some Texas Privet flowers and was wondering what it is. I found it in La Jolla ,California in August of this year.
La Jolla, Califonia


Hi Sean,
This is a Tiger Moth in the genus Ctenucha in the rubroscapus/multifaria species complex as pictured on BugGuide.  It flies in California and Oregon in the summer.

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