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Yellow-collared Scape Moth

Cisseps fulvicollis

Description:

~2 cm long black moth with orange collar and orange along the leading edge of the forewings and v=bluish-black body.

Habitat:

Found nectaring on common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca) alongside gravel driveway in rural open meadow adjacent to a wetland.

Notes:

You can see the tongue curled up under the head.

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LisaPowers
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LisaPowers

Virginia, USA

Spotted on Aug 4, 2017
Submitted on Aug 9, 2017

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