Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1080155

Brown-spotted Zale
Zale helata

Observation date: April 30, 2016
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 2 inches wingspan--when it spreads them out, but this one seemed to want to hunch up a bit (see my fingers for approximate size). Chunky moth, body has a ridge of hairy dots up the spine, colors are warm browns, tans, white dots, black patches--very colorful
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 01, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.