Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 938881

Buckwheat Borer Moth
Synanthedon polygoni

Observation date: July 04, 2011
Submitted by: Ann and Rob Simpson
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Day nectaring on Lupinus sp.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: November 01, 2013
Coordinator notes: Gorgeous moth! This is the first sighting for BAMONA from California, even though it is not rare as far as I know. Thanks for submitting. Also your sighting dot was placed in Mono County, so I changed the county from Tuolumne to Mono. Josiah Gilbert
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mono County