Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1066836

Observation date: September 18, 2015
Submitted by: CalicheChick
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Eggs laid by moth? submitted for same date. Eggs were laid in a pint wide mouth mason jar and later hatched. No idea what the host plant is.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: October 03, 2015
Coordinator notes: Based on the identification of the adult moth you submitted (they also agree with photographs of early instar Gloveria larva). According to Powell and Opler (2009) the larvae feed on juniper, pine and cypress.