Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 909421

Yellow Nutsedge Moth
Diploschizia impigritella

Observation date: July 07, 2013
Submitted by: ddodd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: seemed to be nectaring on daisy
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: January 19, 2014
Coordinator notes: Like the sighting photo, photos I reviewed of this species on MPG and bugguide.net have lighter-colored legs or legs with lighter sections in them. Photos of Diploschizia lanista on MPG and bugguide.net show darker-colored legs. This distinction is the basis for this id.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alabama, Marshall County