Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1106632

Maple Bud Borer Moth
Proteoteras moffatiana

Observation date: September 18, 2016
Submitted by: Mark Wheeler
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 6-7 mm long. Could also be P. aesculana. See companion sighting #11006633
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: February 09, 2017
Coordinator notes: I went with your suggestion on this as it is very difficult to distinguish this from P. aesculana. Placed it here so not to be lost in the unidentified group.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Washington County