Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1048374

Formosa Looper Moth
Chrysanympha formosa

Observation date: June 13, 2015
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Stunning moth, about 1 1/2 inches wingspan, colors are pale pink, light and dark gray, and white -- very beautiful
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 14, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.