Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1310935

Hitched Arches
Melanchra adjuncta

Observation date: September 07, 2021
Submitted by: Heather16
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar on a hyssop plant. Crescent, Iowa. My ID keeps calling it a dot moth, but that doesn't appear to be in the US. A little over an inch long. I'm a shade garden with hosta, bush clematis, chameleon plant and weeds.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Eric Wood
Verified date: October 24, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Pottawattamie County