Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1151959

Observation date: June 24, 2017
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to MV lamp / blacklight on margin of 90-year-old hardwood forest dominated by tulip poplar, sweetgum and red maple. Approx 75F, humid, no wind. Wingspan of 30 mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: January 22, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Harford County, United States, Maryland