Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1301702

Tulip-Tree Beauty
Epimecis hortaria

Observation date: July 19, 2021
Submitted by: mrsmig
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Approximately 2.5" wingtip to wingtip; 1" from top to bottom. Late afternoon, temp approximately 88 degrees F; fair, calm day; slightly overcast. Clinging to screen door on deck, sheltered by eaves overhead.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 19, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Fairfax County