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  Sighting 1162854

Melsheimer's Sack-bearer
Cicinnus melsheimeri

Observation date: June 12, 2018
Date notes: Melsheimer's Sack-bearer Cicinnus melsheimeri Harris, 1841 was resting on a pampas grass after a foggy misty rainy morning. The grass was still moist when I spotted it. The day was cool, and windy.
Submitted by: janebjean
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was 'upside down' in a bat like pose when I spotted it. Rainy conditions earlier, the grass I found it on was still moist. It was not there the following morning.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: February 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Van Buren County