Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1065615

Phragmites Wainscot
Leucania phragmitidicola

Observation date: August 23, 2015
Submitted by: sausubel
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Came to UV fluorescent light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: reutere
Verified date: September 17, 2015
Coordinator notes: Due the white hindwings, this would be L. phragmitidicola. SG I agree, also based on your location. ER
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Suffolk County