Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1048803

Formosa Looper Moth
Chrysanympha formosa

Observation date: June 16, 2015
Submitted by: falecore
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Two individuals coming to light in parking lot at High Rock Park Greenbelt on Staten Island.
Status: Resident
Verified by: reutere
Verified date: June 19, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Richmond County