Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1188547

Bracken Borer Moth
Papaipema pterisii

Observation date: September 20, 2018
Submitted by: Jacksenzig
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 75% sure. Note the size of the middle of the three white spots on the forewing nearest the head. In the several similar looking species the middle spot is smaller. Only Bracken has the larger middle dot.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: September 20, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Racine County, United States, Wisconsin