Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 918444

Delightful Bird-dropping Moth
Acontia delecta

Observation date: August 25, 2013
Submitted by: wildreturn
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was nectaring on top of an Ironweed plant with skipper butterflies mid-afternoon. It was 92 degrees and full sun.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Phillip E. Koenig
Verified date: August 28, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, Franklin County