Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1081973

Currant Borer Moth
Synanthedon tipuliformis

Observation date: May 24, 2016
Submitted by: SalishSeaLife
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was observed early in the morning (07:30am) resting on a domestic red current plant on a mostly cloudy morning with temperature in the mid-50's F. It remained there until web searches suggested it was an invasive species, at which time (10:30am) I put it in a jar.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 31, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, King County