Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Observation date: June 22, 2020
Date notes: I've been noticing that my new ironweed plants are being eaten, the fleshy parts are quite destroyed. I looked closer and found these.
Submitted by: LIForestGuide
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The host plant is NY Ironweed
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: November 13, 2021
Coordinator notes: Given the food plant I think this is H. paleaceus, the Ironweed Plume Moth.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Suffolk County