Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Four-spotted Ghost Moth
Sthenopis purpurascens

Observation date: July 17, 2019
Date notes: The moth stayed in this spot from noon until at least 10pm July 17th.
Submitted by: MRempel
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Can you please identify this moth? The moth was 2.5 inches in length and stayed in this position attached to my black metal garbage can on my deck. It was 23 degrees that day and humid. It stayed at least 10 hours from noon till 10pm but was gone the next morning.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: December 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Manitoba