Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 908094

Sunflower Bud Moth
Suleima helianthana

Observation date: August 16, 2012
Submitted by: Stuart Marcus
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Trinity River Refuge HQ building under white light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 02, 2013
Coordinator notes: There seems to be some variability in this species, but two photos on bugguide.net match the sighting photo fairly well. http://bugguide.net/node/view/378676
Checklist region(s): United States, Liberty County, Texas