Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214523

Observation date: July 04, 2019
Date notes: Saw this organism on wooden wall around new construction happening on 40th Street between 5th Ave. and Madison Ave. on the south side of the street. July 4, 2019 10:30am.
Submitted by: littleblue
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was on wall under scaffolding, shaded and low to ground. Moth seemed to be sleeping on wooden temporary wall blocking off construction site. Lines on the wood kind of matched lines on the moth's back. Except wood was painted green and moth was orange. Under wedge-like folded wings was a fat body when seen from above. Seen on a warm, sunny, 80 degree day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: July 06, 2019
Coordinator notes: Nice record!
Checklist region(s): United States, New York