Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1145595

Two-spotted Forester Moth
Alypiodes bimaculata

Observation date: July 31, 2017
Submitted by: tetra10angler
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed on the bank of the Arkansas River in Brown's Canyon about 1/2 mile downstream from the Hecla Junction campground. Bright sunny day, no wind. Wingspan was about 1.5-2 inches wide and about 1.5 long. Feeding on asters blooming along the river.
Status: Resident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: February 16, 2018
Coordinator notes: This record represents the northern-most record in the U.S. Previously recorded in CO only in the San Luis Valley of Alamosa, Conejos, and Costilla Cos.
Checklist region(s): Chaffee County, United States, Colorado