Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1099730

Ernestine's Moth
Phytometra ernestinana

Observation date: August 20, 2016
Submitted by: Marvin Smith
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 30, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arkansas, Searcy County