Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1218997

Field Bindweed Moth
Tyta luctuosa

Observation date: July 22, 2019
Submitted by: A_baldini
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Stirred up from the grass in the ditch behind my house.
Status: Resident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: July 23, 2019
Coordinator notes: This moth was introduced to eastern UT to control bindweed. It has become established in Garfield and Larimer counties in recent years.
Partner project: National Moth Week
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Larimer County