Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1135230

Hieroglyphic Moth
Diphthera festiva

Observation date: July 20, 2017
Submitted by: David Rye
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On dark brick surface of United States Post Office building in early afternoon. Extreme contrast between insect color and building tint made proper exposure of photo difficult. Insect wasn't moving in noticeable manner.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 18, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Putnam County, United States, Florida