Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1163949

Eupatorium Borer Moth
Carmenta bassiformis

Observation date: June 20, 2018
Submitted by: KrazyKat_308
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This female presented herself on the leaf of a wingstem plant Verbesina alternifolia around 1:00 PM. Approximately ten minutes later I noticed she was hooked up with a male. Will also submitted an image of the pair.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 02, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Fayette County, United States, Pennsylvania