Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1279278

Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth
Anticarsia gemmatalis

Observation date: October 30, 2020
Submitted by: jnchandler
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: November 08, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Partner project: National Moth Week