Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1292932

Black-Banded Orange
Epelis truncataria

Observation date: May 25, 2021
Submitted by: jnook373
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: submitted to BugGuide.Net and verified. Found a "decent number" flying - appx. 10 or so throughout 50-100 acres walked of a 1000 acre fen. Not a lot blooming in fen except labrador tea. Did not pay attention to what the moths were associating with but fairly commonly landed on Chamadaphne caliculata.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: June 05, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Jackson County