Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 741525

Rigid Sunflower Borer Moth
Papaipema rigida

Observation date: September 04, 2012
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Fancy, wedge-shaped cream and orange-colored moth, chunky body with a lot of hair especially around the head, which has a couple of hairy "horns" that stick out on the top. Attracted to porch light, rainy evening
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 04, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.