Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1083010

Vetch Looper Moth
Caenurgia chloropha

Observation date: May 29, 2016
Submitted by: Jonathan Clark
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Afternoon, sunny, warm, not much wind. Habitat: grassy/weedy roadside through grassy/scrubby cutover with areas of trees/small patches of woods adjacent to spot where moth was found. Upland, piney woods setting. Nearby plants that I noted include Tephrosia (T. spicata?), Sabatia (S. stellaris?), Coreopsis (C. auriculata?), among others.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 12, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, La Salle Parish