Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1107385

Observation date: October 24, 2016
Submitted by: Anthony V.
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found tucked in the crevice of a CFL lamp
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: October 25, 2016
Coordinator notes: According to Microleps.org, the "white" Phyllocnistis species (i.e., those other than P. insignis) are so similar in appearance (and even in genital morphology) that rearing is the only means by which to collect definitively-identifiable representatives.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Howard County