These photos were taken of a moth found in a semi-deciduous forest at San Diego de Los Baños, Pinar del Rio on 04 July 2021 by Dayron Breto Bernitez. It is a female of one of the Tiger moths in the genus Virbia. In Cuba there are just four species in the genus and all are endemic. There are no pictures of any of them on the internet that I can find and as I didn't know which of the four species it was, I sent the photos to Dr Rayner Núñez to see if he could help. He came back to me to say that he had only ever seen it once and that it was Virbia disparilis. So thank you to Rayner for the identification and to Dayron for letting use his photos.
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