Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1153557

Common Oak Moth
Phoberia atomaris

Observation date: February 13, 2018
Date notes: Captured February 13, 2018, ≈21h EST for photo next day
Submitted by: Peter Homann
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to black light illuminated sheet in the evening. Forewing ≈22mm. Specimen distinguished from Phoberia ingenua by the setae on the antennae being shorter than the width of the of the antennal shaft (criterion from BugGuide P. ingenua guide page)
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: March 08, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Leon County, United States, Florida