Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 995584

Formosa Looper Moth
Chrysanympha formosa

Observation date: July 30, 2014
Submitted by: Shannon-NS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Came to porch light. Evening before was overcast with some light rain. Morning at 6:30am was also overcast.
Status: Resident
Verified by: anthony.thomas
Verified date: August 11, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Nova Scotia