Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 767953

Jeweled Satyr Moth
Phrygionis paradoxata

Observation date: March 02, 2013
Submitted by: bentert
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was windy and cold, likely in the mid to upper 50s. It was overcast, and the moth was perched on the outside of the screen on the back porch but was flushed upon close (4ft) approach and flew to the grass where it was soon flushed again.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: March 03, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Collier County