Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1068412

Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata

Observation date: October 03, 2015
Submitted by: Rebecca Clark
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The wings inner area are translucent and lined in dark brown/black Looks like a dark powderpuff tail that goes from side to side. Very unusual Very beautiful.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: February 11, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arkansas, Lonoke County