Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Smith's Darkwing
Dysgonia smithii

Observation date: March 09, 2017
Submitted by: Jonathan Clark
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I was uncertain whether it was Gondysia smithii or G. telma, but suggested G. smithii. Moth at light at night. Habitat: residential part of town, w/ patches of mixed pine-hardwoods, thickets, ponds, clearings.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 26, 2017
Coordinator notes: This looks more like G. Smithii than photos I have seen of G. telma. BAMONA using old genus name, now Gondysia smithii.
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, La Salle Parish