Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

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  Sighting 1288503

Rosy maple moth
Dryocampa rubicunda

Observation date: April 14, 2021
Submitted by: JoCreswell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This is the first year I’ve seen these on my maples. We’ve grown these trees from seeds about 12 years ago. Really beautiful moths!
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: April 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.