Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 561515

Observation date: August 14, 2011
Submitted by: Vickie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I am just assuming this is a moth. As you can see, it is feeding on Queen Anne's Lace. Sandy River Delta is near Troutdale, Oregon. It was sunny and mid-70s on Sunday, August 14, 2011.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: October 12, 2011
Coordinator notes: There is a possibility this is rubroscapus but the pale color of the collar indicates multifaria
Checklist region(s): Multnomah County, Oregon, United States