Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1161587

Observation date: June 07, 2018
Submitted by: treichard
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 09, 2018
Coordinator notes: According to Debbie Matthews, Referee for Pterophoridae at MPG, the adults of sheppardi are typically darker than periscelidactyla, but this is sometimes difficult to interpret in photos.
Checklist region(s): Howard County, United States, Maryland