Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1141242

Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata

Observation date: September 13, 2017
Date notes: a coworker brought this to me from her home in Lake Jackson, found last night in her house; time is not certain but I can get a verified estimate
Submitted by: Jennifer_Wilson...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The white portion of the wings irridesce purple when you rotate the insect
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 16, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Brazoria County, United States, Texas