Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1022119

Hieroglyphic Moth
Diphthera festiva

Observation date: January 18, 2015
Submitted by: JimConrad
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The roadside to the beach has miles and miles of the host plant, WALTHERIA AMERICANA, a member of the Sterculia Family or the Sterculiaceae, yet only this one plant had caterpillars.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 11, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Mexico, Yucatan