Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Four-spotted Ghost Moth
Sthenopis purpurascens

Observation date: July 28, 2020
Submitted by: Colleen W
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth measures approximately 2 inches long, my son is holding it and he has very large hands, The weather was hot for northern Alberta. I found one laying injured on the yard of our local general store but this one on my sons hand was found at a work site.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 11, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Alberta