Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1090459

Observation date: July 21, 2016
Submitted by: M. Moore
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Photo taken through the patio door showing the ventral view of this moth. We have both Fox Grape (Vitis labrusca) and Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia) growing nearby which may be host plants.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: November 18, 2016
Coordinator notes: The ventral side of the abdomen shows a "striped" effect, indicating D. maculalis based d on guidance at bugguide.net. SAT http://bugguide.net/node/view/477890
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Collin County