Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1171186

Painted Lichen Moth
Hypoprepia fucosa

Observation date: July 15, 2018
Submitted by: Exo514
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Crawling on the underside of a Box Elder leaf about ten feet above the ground. I was only able to get a single photograph before it crawled away.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: December 19, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Connecticut, Fairfield County