Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 697166

Currant Borer Moth
Synanthedon tipuliformis

Observation date: July 20, 2008
Submitted by: hjbarkey9
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was found sitting in a bush along the Mad Creek trail. The day was sunny and warm in the high 70s with no wind. The elevation is around 7200 ft. The vegetation includes pines, aspen, service berry.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 18, 2013
Coordinator notes: verified using photos on MPG and bugguide. http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=2553 http://bugguide.net/node/view/160289
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Routt County