Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1104440

Hologram Moth
Diachrysia balluca

Observation date: September 07, 2016
Submitted by: Slugbait
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen on floor of quarry main shop. When I approached it crawled (with wings spread) 5-6 inches then remained still with wings pulled closed. Was in same spot and position 12 minutes later but when I approached it closely it flew up and out open hanger door
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 28, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario