Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 742826

Osmunda Borer Moth
Papaipema speciosissima

Observation date: September 15, 2012
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Gorgeous bright orange moth with reddish-orange markings and veins, the spots are bar-shaped and pure white. Large (about 2 inches long), attracted to porch light, warm evening
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 15, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.