Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1144962

Toadflax Brocade
Calophasia lunula

Observation date: September 17, 2017
Submitted by: Maggiemay023
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: No host plants were identified, it was found close to a garden with many different flowers and a crab apple tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BarbSendelbach
Verified date: January 15, 2022
Coordinator notes: I'm Jealous! A rarer species in my area of NJ. For years while I had Toadflax (Butter and Eggs) growing, I would have a dozen moths come to the lights. I searched for years for the larvae and never found one. Congrats!
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario