Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1341408

Observation date: August 27, 2022
Submitted by: SShane
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Wind was out of the south at 20-25 mph today, mostly cloudy. The temperature was around 70 F when the moth was found. I discovered the moth on a fruit feeder I keep stocked through the summer. It was feeding on cantaloupe, then banana. It flew and roosted on a sycamore leaf. Also observed by Tom Shane.
Status: Stray
Verified by: James Steen
Verified date: August 27, 2022
Coordinator notes: Beautiful moth, great sighting! Next summer I'm actually going to start putting out a fermented fruit mixture - see what shows up. Thank you! JAMES STEEN
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Finney County