Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1268457

Ailanthus Webworm Moth
Atteva aurea

Observation date: August 13, 2020
Submitted by: Geniveve
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found moth deceased in a spider web.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 13, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.