AKtoFL: Perhaps Arctia plantaginis in Alaska (31 May 2011)

Arctia plantaginis, the Wood tiger
Denali Borough, Alaska (31 May 2011).
Day 01 of the 2011 Roadtrip from Alaska to Florida (Mile 0253 of 7221).
Learn more about Arctic plantaginis at iNaturalist.org.

I’m not 100% sure with the identification, but I believe this is a Wood tiger caterpillar romping about the rocky edges of Denali National Park in central Alaska. In adult form, this moth species is typically black and white. You’d be surprised by all the nifty (and resilient) insects that thrive during the short Alaskan summer. 

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