Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1165098

Himmelman's Plume Moth
Geina tenuidactyla

Observation date: June 25, 2018
Submitted by: kushka87
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Plume Moth was observed on my vehicle. Mostly sunny, slight wind, 78 degreed F. It rested long enough to get a few photo then flew off. Was in a wooded area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: June 26, 2018
Coordinator notes: Geina buscki or tenuidactylus -- both moths look similar. After viewing the distribution maps for both moths on Bugguide and MPG, it seems preferable to place this moth in G. tenuidactylus. There are no reports of G. buscki occuring in Wisconsin on either of these sites.
Checklist region(s): Juneau County, United States, Wisconsin