Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1292206

Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth
Orthosia hibisci

Observation date: May 15, 2021
Submitted by: wilderneyes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Images represent two individuals. They were sighted sitting nearby outdoor lighting with a gathering of other moths of various species, but were sheltered in the shade from the light. Individuals are pale tan in colour with a reddish hue in some places. On each wing there is a circular marking right above an oblong marking of the same colour. The body and collar are very rounded and fur is visible. The length from the head to the tip of the wings is just under one inch.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 30, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan