Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1103476

Osmunda Borer Moth
Papaipema speciosissima

Observation date: September 20, 2016
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 1 1/4 inch length, bright orange moth with trangular bands of slightly lighter and darker orange and yellow, with veins evident on the lower part of the wings. There are two sets of white dots dots outlined in gray: the upper-most is a thin "dash dash", the lower is a bent "comma" shape, also thin
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 21, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.