Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1091483

Elder Shoot Borer Moth
Achatodes zeae

Observation date: July 25, 2016
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 1/2 inch long, holds wings close to body in a little tent (much like a slug moth), and it has the most glorious colors--orange, deep auburn red, yellow. Furry head end
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 26, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.