Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1081786

Light Marathyssa
Marathyssa basalis

Observation date: May 21, 2016
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Elaborately decorated moth about 3/4 inches wingtip to wingtip. Colors are white, black, tan, and brown, holds body in a "C" shape with wings folded up neatly. Very colorful
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 22, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.