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New moth photographs

Three new moth photographs were added from photographer David Droppers: Tissue Moth (Triphosa haesitata), Hypena californica, Hemithea aestivaria.

New Washington records

Nine new Washington records were added to the database. (WA-8April09)

New moth species

Two new moth species were added to the database: Hypena californica and Deceptive Sallow (Feralia deceptiva).

New Arkansas and Louisana records

Two new Louisiana records and eighteen Arkansas records were added to the database. (AR-LA-8April09)

New moth photographs

Four new photographs were added from photographer Jason D. Roberts: Acronicta radcliffei, Acronicta lobeliae, Acronicta afflicta, Acronicta impleta.

New Oklahoma butterfly records

Twelve new Oklahoma butterfly records were added from John Nelson and John Fisher. (OK-6April09)

New Tailless Scrub-Hairstreak record

A new Pinal County, Arizona record of the Tailless Scrub-Hairstreak (Strymon cestri) was added to the database.

New Alabama butterfly records

Seventy-eight new Alabama butterfly records were added to the database. (AL-3April09)

New Cactus Moth records

Ninety-nine new records of the invasive Cactus Moth (Cactoblastis cactorum) have been added to the database from the Cactus Moth Detection and Monitoring Network.

New Oculea Silkmoth photograph

A new photograph of the Oculea Silkmoth (Antheraea oculea) was added to the database from photographer Cindy Pennington.

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