Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240664

Florida Fern Moth
Callopistria floridensis

Observation date: December 11, 2019
Date notes: Callopistria floridensis must have come indoors on a fern that is under my grow lights for the winter. Likes sipping on sections of Mandarin oranges.
Submitted by: Nancy Johnson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I hadn't seen it for a few days and thought maybe it had died, but it showed up again on Christmas Eve.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: December 26, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.