Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1180576

Observation date: August 16, 2018
Submitted by: plawryniuk
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Was originally resting on the glass door, then flew over to the outer wall, then back on the glass where he hung out for the rest of the day. 2nd photo is of his underside from inside the glass.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 19, 2018
Coordinator notes: This is either Desmia maculalis or Desmia funeralis. A dorsal view photo and a photo of the underside of the abdomen along with a measurement of the wingspan are needed to separate the 2 species.
Checklist region(s): Newport News, United States, Virginia