Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1167998

Purple-crested Slug Moth
Adoneta spinuloides

Observation date: July 03, 2018
Date notes: 90°F/33°C 85%Hu 10mph/16kph-SW Night. Clear starry night, some thin clouds, possibly from Fourth of July fireworks. Still HOT & HUMID no breeze. rain is expected.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Fluttered by and landed to rest on a roof truss/joist beam near a porch light. (⅝" inch/15mm).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: July 08, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania