Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1227484

Observation date: August 20, 2019
Submitted by: WINGSaloftinKS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen up in a Hedge Maple at the county extension gardens. It flew up into it when I was walking by, and then it would very slowly open its wings and slowly close them up, and each time it did this it left its wings up longer. Size: Approx. 3" wingspan. Weather: 84 degrees, 86% humidity.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 20, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County