Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1329505

Peachtree Borer Moth
Synanthedon exitiosa

Observation date: June 25, 2022
Submitted by: dolphin9z
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nectaring on common milkweed flowers. Hovering and quickly moving from plant to plant. Warm (mid-80s), humid, overcast, winds light and variable. There is a peach tree less than 20 feet away, which is a host plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Partner project: National Moth Week
Checklist region(s): United States, Indiana, Johnson County