Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 703025

Riding's Forester Moth
Alypia ridingsii

Observation date: April 08, 2012
Submitted by: jimmyboard
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: September 07, 2012
Coordinator notes: Identification corrected 12/28
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Pitkin County