Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1144122

Scirpus Wainscot
Leucania scirpicola

Observation date: September 23, 2017
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to external floodlight of building on margin of 45-year-old stand of Loblolly Pine with nearby 60-yr old mixed stand of Sweetgum, Tulip Poplar and Pin Oak. Approx 70F, humid, clear skies, no wind. Does the abdomen seem exceptionally long on this moth?
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: October 11, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Harford County, United States, Maryland