Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 719315

Formosa Looper Moth
Chrysanympha formosa

Observation date: June 20, 2012
Submitted by: finnophile
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Mid-day 95 degrees sunny day
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: July 22, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Massachusetts, Essex County