Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1121776

Mottled Prominent
Macrurocampa marthesia

Observation date: June 21, 2017
Submitted by: Fbartow
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Cat was on a brick walkway near milkweeds, ferns and a potted shishito pepper plant. Moderate rain had preceded the sighting and the cat was 'casually' crawling in random directions. This type cat has not been observed in the area. The head has a lighter band encircling the 'face' and a single white/red alternating stripe the entire length of the torso. We would like to know the species!
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: February 02, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.