Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1150154

Fall Cankerworm Moth
Alsophila pometaria

Observation date: December 07, 2017
Date notes: 33°F/0°C 70%Hu 10mph/16mph-WSW Daylight. Gray sky, very cloudy & cold. Steady strong breezes & occasional gusts of a frigid air.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: *She walked up out of the dry & dry autumn tanned prarie brush & wiggled up the side of a polyvinyl fence panel in the freezing cold 33°F/0°C tempature & rested in a sliver of Sunshine peering through the overcast sky. *She=aren't the wingless girls? (½" inch/12mm/1.2km).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: December 16, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Pennsylvania, Beaver County