Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1293014

Speckled Green Fruitworm Moth
Orthosia hibisci

Observation date: May 30, 2021
Submitted by: wilderneyes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual was drawn to exterior lights. Suggested species is commonly sighted in the area, though this specimen was less agitated by the lights than most Fruitworm Moths tend to be. Colouration is brownish grey with two spots on the wings, and hindwings are light in colour. Body is rounded and furry, antennae are thin.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: June 06, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan