Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1290501

Palmetto Borer Moth
Litoprosopus futilis

Observation date: May 10, 2021
Submitted by: lyndageller
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was twirling in endless circles on the ground. I wonder if it had a parasite or if that is normal behavior?
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: May 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Sarasota County