Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1331858

American Ermine Moth
Yponomeuta multipunctella

Observation date: July 08, 2022
Submitted by: mrskhughes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth came and landed on me while I was sitting under a tree in a mowed grass area at an ice cream shop. It was mostly sunny and approximately 80 degrees. It stayed stationary for about 10 seconds and then flew off again.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: July 09, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Oakland County