Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1327630

Owl-eyed Bird-dropping Moth
Cerma cora

Observation date: June 10, 2022
Submitted by: dawittrock2231
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Near a floodlight on my deck. Possibly the most beautiful moth I have seen so far. It did not hang around long, but long enough for me to get some photos.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: June 11, 2022
Coordinator notes: I agree that this is one of the prettier moths. I've been really enjoying the different species of moths that are being posted on BAMONA. Have seen (via photos, that is) many that I've not seen before. Rob mentioned that you are he are working on a moth guide (plant-based).
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Vilas County