Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1258957

Southern Emerald
Synchlora frondaria

Observation date: July 08, 2020
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found near a light. Didn't get any better pictures than these before it went into a massive spasm that ended up killing it and removing almost all of the scales off its wings. AM and PM lines very wavy though, indicative of S. frondaria
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia