Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1193314

Corn Earworm Moth
Helicoverpa zea

Observation date: September 09, 2018
Submitted by: A_baldini
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Time: 1:09 p.m. Weather: Warm, fairly calm, and mostly cloudy (it rained at one point). Habitat: Very dry upland prairie. Notes: This moth was nectaring on a fully-blooming rabbitbrush right at the start of the Well Gulch Trail. My best guess at identification is the Corn Earworm Moth.
Status: Resident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: October 31, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Larimer County