Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1050362

Putnam's Looper Moth
Plusia putnami

Observation date: June 24, 2015
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Bright orange moth with slightly darker lines and dots, head has a bifurcated tuft--the moth holds its wings very close to the body, so it looks just like a leaf bud. About 1 1/4 inch length
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 25, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.