Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1148846

Dot-And-Dash Swordgrass Moth
Xylena curvimacula

Observation date: October 15, 2017
Date notes: came overnight to light.
Submitted by: devjohnstone
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I've had this moth in spring before, but believe this is my first fall record for this species at this location
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: November 11, 2017
Coordinator notes: It is a bit unusual to see them in fall but since they overwinter as adults they are around. More unusual for them to come to lights. SG
Checklist region(s): Nova Scotia, Canada