The Virginian Tiger Moth is also known by the name(s) of: Yellow Woolly Bear Moth.
The Virginian Tiger Moth is typically 0.6 inches to 1.0 inches (17mm to 26mm) in size. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: white; black; furry; dots; spots; flying; orange legs; orange dot on white body; black and white antennae.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska;New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; British Columbia; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Mexico..
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Virginian Tiger Moth. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.