California Gardens - The Year Round Gardening Site

Ornate Tiger Moth - Apantesis ornata

This ornate tiger moth was resting deep within the dead foliage of Lambs Ears, Stachys byzantina or Betony. I was particularly impressed with the amount of hair or scales on the upper body of this moth. The antennae of the Ornate Tiger moths have an interesting toothed pattern.

High resolution photos of the Ornate Tiger Moth are part of our garden image collection.

ornate tiger moth