Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1313646

Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata

Observation date: October 05, 2021
Submitted by: Megantb2
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Kept wiggling its tail end. Nice sunny fall day. Got trapped on our mud room. We do grow melons and cucumbers for the market.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: September 06, 2022
Coordinator notes: May be stray or migrant
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, Lawrence County