Adult moths have a wingspan of about 3 inches (8 cm); dark, reddish brown A subspecies of the similar looking silver spotted tiger moth L. argentata sub-.
Adults. Adults primarily consume solely floral nectar, and do not have a noticeable specialty.
Tiger moths are colorful and wooly members of the subfamily Arctiinae. The adults are mostly nocturnal, and hold their wings flat, like a roof.
Virgin tiger moth, Grammia virgo Linnaeus (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae), adult. contact your local Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent or search for other.