Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 974955

Observation date: April 18, 2014
Submitted by: tjheindel
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Third case of spiders devouring moths in our two months of "mothing." One was a White-lined Sphinx, another was a Great Ash Sphinx, and then this one of an unidentified moth.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: May 29, 2014
Coordinator notes: Great photo!
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Inyo County