Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1185109

Observation date: September 01, 2018
Submitted by: A_baldini
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Time: 11:45 a.m. Temperature: ~80 degrees. Wind: ~7 mph. Sky: Partly cloudy. Habitat: Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, a vast expanse of shortgrass prairie filled with hills, buttes, rock formations, arroyos, and small canyons. Notes: This white moth was nectaring on a Rubber Rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus), alongside a few other moths (grass-veneers and noctuids) and many butterflies (skippers and fritillaries).
Status: Resident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: September 05, 2018
Coordinator notes: The small black 'chevrons' on the outside edge of the dorsal forewing are indicative of this species that otherwise look similar to other Euxoa
Checklist region(s): Larimer County, United States, Colorado