Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1272519

Riding's Forester Moth
Alypia ridingsii

Observation date: May 10, 2020
Date notes: mid May 2020
Submitted by: Will Anderson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Collected in cotton wood creek bottom feeding on native plumb tree blossom. Temp. 80's
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: August 31, 2020
Coordinator notes: Interesting collection!
Checklist region(s): United States, Wyoming, Natrona County