Tiger Moth: Ctenucha multifaria

Subject: Insect Unknown
Location: Central Coast CA
August 9, 2017 1:42 pm
Could you please indentify this bug? Is it a wasp variety?
Signature: C Chandler

Ctenucha multifaria

Dear C Chandler,
This is not a wasp, but it is a Tiger Moth that mimics a wasp. 
Ctenucha multifaria has no common name, but we identified it on BugGuide.  According to BugGuide:  “Distal tip and entire costal edge of forewing narrowly white-marginned.”

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