Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1145364

Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata

Observation date: October 09, 2017
Date notes: 70°F/21°C Hu100% 6mph/10kmh-SE Night. Moon shining through thick gray rain clouds as it was raining sporadically. Winds are Calm with no breeze. Wet & damp from the rain. Short sleeve comfortible weather.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flew in to rest under a roof panel near a porch light. Moved away in a previous photo & was just at a reach to take these 2 of the "pom-pom"… (1½" inch/32mm/3.2km).
Status: Unknown
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 09, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania