Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1372043

Observation date: September 22, 2023
Submitted by: Luna-Linuche.76
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was fluttering over/feeding on purple flowers of American Searocket (Cakile edentula) growing along a narrow strip of beach (between Crescent Beach Road and the calm waters of Ship Bay). Temperature was about 66 degrees F, warm in the sun, and no breeze. Only this one moth was seen.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: September 26, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, San Juan County