Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1221870

(White) Satin Moth
Leucoma salicis

Observation date: August 01, 2019
Date notes: It’s sunny out and 85 degrees
Submitted by: Pleasantly Skul...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There were a large number of them on the side of a rest stop. When I picked one of them up it flapped it’s wings quickly. Also, when it was resting it’s ear things were hidden. All of them were white except for that odd black one
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 02, 2019
Coordinator notes: This record refers to the white moth. If you'd like to submit a record for the darker one, please resubmit the photo.
Checklist region(s): United States, Montana, Wheatland County