Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1137588

Lesser Wax Moth
Achroia grisella

Observation date: August 27, 2017
Date notes: 70°F/22°C Hu75% 16kph/10mph-ESE Night. A clear warm night with sporadic cool breezes & occasional wind gusts. Very comfortable & not damp. Moths are out tonight!
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flew onto the porch to rest near a light. (½" inch/12mm/1.2km).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: December 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Pennsylvania, Beaver County