Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1004408

Observation date: August 17, 2014
Date notes: Mid August 2014
Submitted by: carlsbadcaverns
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was clinging to the wall of the visitor center.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 23, 2023
Coordinator notes: I puzzled over this for several weeks wondering if this might be Synchlora aerata instead. But I think this is correct. MPG has sightings in CO and AZ (and CA, too), so it's not out of the question that this species is resident in NM.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Eddy County