Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1177907

Brown-lined Owlet Moth
Macrochilo litophora

Observation date: July 28, 2018
Date notes: 85°F/30°C 50%Hu 10mph/16kph-W. Orange Sunset. Clear, warm & dry with no breeze. A very warm gorgeous summer day. *Day 7/7 of Moth week. *Full Moon.
Submitted by: Bkripto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Clung onto a basement door window. (½" inch/12mm).
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 10, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Beaver County, United States, Pennsylvania