Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1250931

Orange Mint Moth
Pyrausta orphisalis

Observation date: May 30, 2020
Submitted by: kristasessions
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 2 on the side of my house, breeding maybe? And this one that was hanging onto my curtain that was drying on the line.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: June 01, 2020
Coordinator notes: Perhaps males responding to pheromones cast by a female, or may have pupated and eclosed in a common area.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Tompkins County