Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 535434

Observation date: May 28, 2011
Submitted by: Orley Jones
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Wingspan about five inches. Frangipani moths (caterpillars) recently appeared on the island (Barbados).
Status: Resident
Verified by: BAMONA
Verified date: August 05, 2013
Coordinator notes: This is a dark photo but definitely a Black Witch, Ascalapha odorata, resident in much of the American tropics and subtropics.
Checklist region(s): Barbados