Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1274440

The Wedgling
Galgula partita

Observation date: August 08, 2020
Submitted by: JerryGriggs
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This purplish moth with grayish border landed on the asphalt in the street not far from our yard. Thanks to Hilda Flamholtz for ID suggestion.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 14, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.