Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1220341

Elderberry Moth
Zotheca tranquilla

Observation date: June 11, 2019
Submitted by: N_Santill
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This specimen was first discovered in caterpillar form feeding on leaves of an elderberry bush. It was collected alive and raised in a terrarium, pupating no later than July 3rd. On July 12th the adult moth was observed to have emerged (exact date when the adult moth emerged is uncertain, though probably within a couple days of the 12th).
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 28, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Whatcom County