Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1012822

Loosestrife Borer Moth
Papaipema lysimachiae

Observation date: September 11, 2014
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Smallish, about 3/4 inch wingspan, intensely orange moth with brown shading and many white spots
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 15, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.