Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1219769

Beautiful Wood-nymph
Eudryas grata

Observation date: July 26, 2019
Submitted by: Beccabachtel
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 75F and sunny, moth was in dewy spot on deck, in full sunlight. Thought it was bird poo at first (which I have since learned is an evolved camouflage mechanism.)
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Rhode Island, Newport County