Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 714866

The Purple Plagodis
Plagodis kuetzingi

Observation date: June 01, 2012
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Strange, dark brown and black, almost leathery texture to this moth--looks like it is wearing a satin cloak. The colors are really dark. Attracted to porch light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: March 10, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.