Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1191160

Salt Marsh Moth or Acrea Moth
Estigmene acrea

Observation date: September 26, 2018
Date notes: Time is approximate.
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on one of the yellow mums at the garden center I work at. Picked it up to look at it more closely then move it elsewhere, and it did not want to get off of my hand. Size: Approx. 2.25" long. Nice autumn day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 09, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Douglas County, United States, Kansas