Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1120490

Ernestine's Moth
Phytometra ernestinana

Observation date: June 15, 2017
Submitted by: awhite369
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Humid, about an hour before a thundershower in parking lot of Scherer-Thaxton Preserve, Honore Road, Sarasota County FL
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: June 18, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Sarasota County, United States, Florida