Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1104439

Umbellifer Borer Moth
Papaipema birdi

Observation date: August 30, 2016
Submitted by: Slugbait
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen in Quarry main shop - sitting on floor, twice flushed on approach flying 6ft first time, 10ft the second where it landed slightly under edge of cabinet. Seemed to believe it was safe and out of sight as it allowed approach and close observation/photos
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 29, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario