Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1372425

Field Bindweed Moth
Tyta luctuosa

Observation date: October 04, 2023
Date notes: Minutes not exact
Submitted by: MountainRains
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found during a cold, cloudy morning. Was hiding in a plastic autumn wreath and fell out when I opened the door. Was friendly, climbed onto me and cleaned self on my finger. I had to put it on a leaf because it wouldn't fly off (leaf in photo not host plant, just a random one).
Status: Nonresident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: October 05, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Utah, Salt Lake County