Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 906542

Black-Winged Dahana
Dahana atripennis

Observation date: June 29, 2012
Submitted by: LMurrell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I observed this moth nectaring on a Yellow Lantana plant. I took a video of it as well, having no idea what it was at the time. I researched it online and was actually surprised that it was a moth! This is the first/last time I have seen this moth.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: June 22, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Polk County