Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1072901

Copper Underwing
Amphipyra pyramidoides

Observation date: March 07, 2015
Submitted by: Charflet
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: found feeding on young Shagbark Hickory leaves, light green with lengthwise rows of tiny white spots and lots of tiny yellow spots inbetween wider at the head then tapers down, maybe 3 cm long
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: December 19, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.