Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 708914

Riding's Forester Moth
Alypia ridingsii

Observation date: May 09, 2012
Submitted by: Dwaine Wagoner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: a sunny, 80 degree day with strong breezes
Status: Unknown
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: May 10, 2012
Coordinator notes: I really thought this would be Androloma maccullochii at first glance, but it doesn't appear to be. Probably a eastern record.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wyoming, Natrona County