Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1270038

Cinnabar Moth
Tyria jacobaeae

Observation date: August 19, 2020
Submitted by: weflybye
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Noting an unusual observation. On Pearly Everlasting.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 24, 2020
Coordinator notes: Update: Submitter did not find evidence of feeding on pearly everlasting, but instead this may support a current hypothesis that T. jacobeae moves to another plant to molt.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Mason County