Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1268792

Observation date: August 11, 2020
Submitted by: rcyounger
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hundreds flying around and feeding / mating on Lambs Tongue Ragwort near a waterfall. Chipmunks were catching them and eating them.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: August 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: Common name is police-car moth. Sounds like a population explosion.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Mineral County