Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 909302

Single-lined Emerald
Nemoria unitaria

Observation date: July 08, 2013
Submitted by: cloudbait
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed inside a shed in the morning following an evening rainstorm, in a semi-arid location where rain outside of occasional afternoon thunderstorms is rare. The insect is very passive, was easily captured, and in a jar simply settles back into this flat position after a few seconds if disturbed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: azukoff
Verified date: February 11, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Park County