Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1057787

Smooth Amphipyra Moth
Amphipyra glabella

Observation date: July 18, 2015
Submitted by: tomnix
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to porch lights
Status: Resident
Verified by: Harry Pavulaan
Verified date: August 29, 2015
Coordinator notes: I spent about 5 hours trying to identify a small series of this moth that I obtained in Rhode Island recently. Many published and online resources investigated. This one matches my specimens. It is without a doubt A. glabella, though this individual is more distinctly-marked than most.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Tompkins County