Old Photo - Great Tiger Moth

February 28, 2016
Great Tiger Moth on hand - 1991 film photo

I found this moth photo while going through a box of family photos. It was taken somewhere in Colorado in July or August 1991 - I was 12 years old (the hand is mine, but I don't remember the specifics) and we were on a family vacation that started in Albuquerque and ended in Denver.

I think the moth is a Great Tiger Moth (Arctia caja) - range is about right, and the other tiger moths tend towards more elaborate forewing patterns.

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