Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1182151

Orange Wing Moth
Mellilla xanthometata

Observation date: August 18, 2018
Submitted by: Vince Moxon
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: moth was resting on the door to our patio and flushed when I approached landing on a nearby leaf on the ground. The leaf was approximately an inch long.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: December 04, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Illinois, DuPage County