Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1373244

Purple Carrot-seed Moth
Depressaria depressana

Observation date: October 02, 2023
Submitted by: Leo-Guy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On a Parthenocissus quiquefolia leaf.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: October 23, 2023
Coordinator notes: Not quite so sure about the food plant; I wouldn't have expected this to be eating Virginia Creeper. I won't be surprised if another coordinator contradicts this!
Checklist region(s): Canada, Quebec