Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1113663

White-lined Graylet
Hyperstrotia villificans

Observation date: March 28, 2017
Submitted by: Stott Noble
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: At MV light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jasondroberts
Verified date: April 15, 2017
Coordinator notes: H.nana has a squarish black patch on the costa, just basal to the AM line, and typically is more contrasting in markings, whereas villificans has only a diffuse darkened area rather than a defined black patch, and is overall more concolorous and duller in appearance.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alabama, Jefferson County