Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1267107

Pickleworm Moth
Diaphania nitidalis

Observation date: August 09, 2020
Submitted by: sedges
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Extracted from honey dew melon grown on site. Infesting summer squash as well. First infestation ever noticed at this location in 26 years.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mikelchap
Verified date: August 10, 2020
Coordinator notes: I gave up on growing squash and cucumbers because of these. No effective way to control them.
Checklist region(s): United States, Georgia, Stephens County