Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 745668

Observation date: October 13, 2012
Submitted by: John Saba
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found indoors, probably due to potted plants having been brought inside.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: August 22, 2021
Coordinator notes: Sorry this is just now being looked at again. I'm pretty sure this is H. averna. These Heterocampa sp. instars are highly variable but this seems to fit what data is available - see MPG: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=7991 JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Santa Cruz County