Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1081767

Northern Giant Flag Moth
Dysschema howardi

Observation date: May 20, 2016
Submitted by: Rebecca Shankland
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: caterpillar was crawling across a brick porch, so I have no info on plant host. We are in a piñon-juniper woodland with lots of grama grass meadows.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stevecary
Verified date: September 25, 2018
Coordinator notes: Rebecca, this is the cat for northern giant flag moth, whose adult is quite spectacular. Check it out. it will be good to have a Los Alamos County record in the database. thanks!
Checklist region(s): Los Alamos County, United States, New Mexico