Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1089433

Zigzag Furcula Moth
Furcula scolopendrina

Observation date: July 17, 2016
Submitted by: bobscafe
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Captured while flying about the patio light. Placed in plastic container where it laid 35 eggs overnight. Will show 2 more pictures in next submission. The top has been off the container for over 2 hours, but the moth is staying with the eggs in the container. Larvae feed on Willow and Cottonwood, possibly Birch. Will try it.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 19, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia