Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1233885

Spotted Apatelodes Moth
Apatelodes torrefacta

Observation date: September 02, 2019
Submitted by: mdolomieu1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found dangling from a line of silk. Red prolegs not immediately evident, but specimen was collected and two molts later, the prolegs have turned red. Attached images were taken on 9/18/2019.
Status: Resident
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: September 25, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, Christian County