Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1053504

Purple-crested Slug Moth
Adoneta spinuloides

Observation date: July 09, 2015
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: WOnderful set of appendages on this one--dark reddish brown with white hairy areas, legs seem outlandish given the size (wings about 1/3 inch length--it's fairly small)
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 11, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.