Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1214660

Observation date: July 03, 2019
Date notes: having been away from property for two weeks I'm not sure of previous weather conditions. this day was overcast in 60s.
Submitted by: LucindaW
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I've never seen such a color and such a moth here before and wonder if it is an invasive species. It was a single individual and I have come across no others in subsequent days. The moth was not very active. I have a few more photos.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 07, 2019
Coordinator notes: A rare native species! An absolutely wonderful find!
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Pierce County