Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1158896

Northern Petrophora
Petrophora subaequaria

Observation date: May 27, 2018
Submitted by: w
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: In an old field being encroached by mixed wood forest. Bracken fern common here. Dozens of this moth were seen flying close to the ground as they were approached. Warm sunny day about 85 to 90 deg F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: December 31, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Carlton County