Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Carpenterworm Moth
Prionoxystus robiniae

Observation date: June 22, 2020
Submitted by: Brush_lady
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Spotted CB on dark window screen between two front porch lights. Measured head to wing tip at 1.5”. Climbed on a hand. Shook its wings. Took photos. Figured wingspan about twice as long as It’s body. Returned it to the dark screen. Gone by morning. It was 65 degrees at the time of observation
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 24, 2020
Coordinator notes: female
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Benton County