Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 728667

Observation date: May 13, 2012
Submitted by: rdhealy1951@aol.com
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: No other plume moth in our area is this large. Wingspan 32 mm
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 01, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kentucky, Hardin County