Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 936943

Observation date: October 07, 2013
Submitted by: Heather Hofschulte
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It flies a bit like a butterfly, while it's wings are moving, the colors show and it looks very much like a monarch butterfly. Cool, clear night, under halogen lighting.
Status: Stray
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: October 11, 2013
Coordinator notes: This is a VERY rare moth for MN. This is the first one reported for this state. A awesome find. These stray up from way down South.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Olmsted County