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MEXICAN TIGER MOTH: Notarctia proxima
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COMMON NAME: Early and mid-stage caterpillars (alternate name: Notarctia proxima)
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Arctiidae
Sub-family:Arctiinae
Genus:Notarctia
Species:Notarctia proxima
Date:5/6/2002
Location:Tucson, Pima Co., AZ
Tiger Moth caterpillar
Comment:

COMMON NAME: New tiger moth pupa in dark red shell
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Arctiidae
Sub-family:Arctiinae
Genus:Notarctia
Species:Notarctia proxima
Date:5/19/2002
Location:Tucson, Pima Co., AZ
Tiger Moth pupa
The tip of the tail wiggles when pupa is disturbed

COMMON NAME: New pupa emerging from old caterpillar skin, older pupa, and caterpillar about to pupate
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Arctiidae
Sub-family:Arctiinae
Genus:Notarctia
Species:Notarctia proxima
Date:6/17/2002
Location:Swan/Sunrise, Tucson, Pima Co., AZ
Tiger Moth late-state caterpillar, etc.
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Mexican Tiger Moth, female (red hindwings), just emerged from chrysalis
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Arctiidae
Sub-family:Arctiinae
Genus:Notarctia
Species:Notarctia proxima
Date:6/17/2002
Location:Swan/Sunrise, Tucson, Pima Co., AZ
Tiger Moth
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Mexican Tiger Moth1, male (white hindwings), wings starting to straighten out
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Arctiidae
Sub-family:Arctiinae
Genus:Notarctia
Species:Notarctia proxima
Date:6/11/2002
Location:Oakley, CA
Tiger Moth
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Mexican Tiger Moth, female, recently emerged from chrysalis
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Arctiidae
Sub-family:Arctiinae
Genus:Notarctia
Species:Notarctia proxima
Date:6/17/2002
Location:Swan/Sunrise, Tucson, Pima Co., AZ
Tiger Moth
Comment:

COMMON NAME: Mexican Tiger Moth, male, with white hindwings
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Arctiidae
Sub-family:Arctiinae
Genus:Notarctia
Species:Notarctia proxima
Date:6/6/2002
Location:Swan/Sunrise, Tucson, Pima Co., AZ
Tiger Moth
Comment:

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