Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1192457

Cattail Borer Moth
Bellura obliqua

Observation date: July 04, 2018
Submitted by: w
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to incandescent porch light. Temperature in the mid-50sF. Extensive wetlands in the area with shallow water habitat supporting cattails and other emergent vegetation that may be larval hosts.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: December 06, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, Carlton County