Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1152854

Golden Borer Moth
Papaipema cerina

Observation date: September 24, 2017
Date notes: Exact date.
Submitted by: mothman27
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: First female I have seen of this rare and beautiful species. I tried to get her to lay eggs but she only laid one. It has since dried up. Mayapples are present. Collected at blacklight sheet.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: February 15, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Whitley County, United States, Indiana