Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1192439

Observation date: October 18, 2018
Submitted by: w
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to incandescent porch light. Mild temperatures (mid-50s F), partly cloudy and breezy. Possibly here because parsnips are grown n a vegetable garden. Another potential host plant is common cow parsnip (Heracleum lanatum) which grows wild in nearby wetlands.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: December 20, 2018
Coordinator notes: 1st report to BAMONA for Minnesota
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Carlton County