Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1310992

Observation date: September 04, 2021
Submitted by: Susan McSwain
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This species was added to the Nelson County, VA list when I submitted a caterpillar last year, but here is an adult. The gold color is highlighted by the sunlight on the right side of the insect. Great common name!
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 08, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Nelson County