Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 960391

Phoenix Emerald Moth
Dichordophora phoenix

Observation date: March 21, 2014
Submitted by: opiliones
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The moth was very sluggish, sitting on the ground in the cold shade of a rock.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: March 22, 2014
Coordinator notes: Yes, you are correct! This is Dichordophora phoenix. This sighting is BAMONA's first sighting of the this species from Nevada (and the second in the entire database). Thank you for submitting!
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Clark County