Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1129767

Brown-lined Owlet Moth
Macrochilo litophora

Observation date: August 08, 2015
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to MV lamp / blacklight left on overnight in rural residential neighborhood dominated by hardwoods (liriodendron, maple, oak, sweet gum). Resting wingspan of 10 mm. Wish I had a better picture to submit.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 28, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Harford County, United States, Maryland