Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1100165

Observation date: August 31, 2016
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 2 cm wingspan, dark reddish-brown merging with black, there are rectangular white dots and some white areas on the wings' outermost fringes
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 01, 2016
Coordinator notes: This is either Diathrausta harlequinalis or D. reconditalis. These species cannot be distinguished reliably from photos. Range can be used in some regions.