Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 961647

Chosen Sallow
Psaphida electilis

Observation date: April 18, 2014
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Beautiful gray moth, about 1 inch length, has delicate black lines and circles and two large white patches on either side of the head end, furry head comes to a peak, and the antennae are bright orange (the orange on the second photo is because it was vibrating its wings--the color is mostly gray except for the antennae)
Status: Resident
Verified by: Lula Field
Verified date: April 22, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.