Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1100823

Bracken Borer Moth
Papaipema pterisii

Observation date: August 25, 2016
Submitted by: ggunset
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The moth was alone, came to lights, saw one last year, area is surrounded by deep ferny woods. First was with a little Cybershot by Sony camera, second with an iphone 6.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: September 06, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Delaware County