Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 706194

Observation date: April 26, 2012
Submitted by: walker787
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was cool man. All of the other moths were flying around the light all crazy and this one was just chillin. I even accidentally taped him with the ruler and he just scooted over. It had rained earlier in the evening during sunset and another storm was on the way.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: May 14, 2012
Coordinator notes: Possible early record. Powell and Opler reference (Moths of Western North America) state it is from "late May through August..." This is an early season with warm March.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Adams County