Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1289724

Copper Underwing
Amphipyra pyramidoides

Observation date: July 07, 2020
Date notes: Date moth emerged from cocoon as it was raised from caterpillar.
Submitted by: Ilse Gebhard
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on virginia creeper and raised on that
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: May 03, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Kalamazoo County