Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1327957

Sheppard's Plume Moth
Geina sheppardi

Observation date: June 13, 2022
Submitted by: _christinae
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed 2 caterpillars voraciously eating my Joe Pye Weed; sunny day, about 72 F, in eastern Ontario, Canada (Williamsburg)
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: June 16, 2022
Coordinator notes: This sp. is commonly found on Joe Pye Weed, and has been sighted in Ontario; the photos are a little blurry but I think that's what this is. JRains
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario