Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1064277

Observation date: September 06, 2015
Submitted by: Jim Eckert
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On sheet with UV black light. ID based on sighting of specimen in September, as this species is said to emerge September/October as opposed to identical in appearance incertella which emerges in late may/early June. Both may appear earlier in spring from overwintering (Ellis, S. E. 2004. New Pest Response Guidelines Leek Moth Acrolepiopsis assectella (Zeller). USDA. PDF). Submitted for PA BG record.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Jim Eckert
Verified date: September 07, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Pennsylvania, Berks County