Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1143661

Iris Borer Moth
Macronoctua onusta

Observation date: September 25, 2017
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 1 1/2 inches length, chunky moth, very dark colored -- most of it is sooty black, lighter tan/brown color on top, with fine black loops and lines. The wings' lower edges are scalloped
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: October 04, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.