Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 989501

Red-Shouldered Ctenucha
Ctenucha rubroscapus

Observation date: July 16, 2014
Submitted by: Darlene Webster
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Have never seen this moth before the location is 2010 Chokeberry LN, Warrenton, OR 97146. Located in Clatsop County. This insect was very docile and did not run from humans. Not sure of the name of the bush but it is in the front border of the Food Bank. The temperature was in the low 70"s and clear.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: July 24, 2014
Coordinator notes: This specimen does not have the white forewing edge characteristic of C. multifaria. C. rubroscapus is a better fit. Bob Martin
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Clatsop County