Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1186547

Field Bindweed Moth
Tyta luctuosa

Observation date: September 07, 2018
Submitted by: Mapper
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Actively feeding on low flowering vegetation along Interurban Trail.
Status: Nonresident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: November 17, 2018
Coordinator notes: Moth was introduction on west slope as a biological control for bindweed. Yours represents one of the first east slope sightings.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Jefferson County