Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1213538

Unarmed Wainscot
Leucania inermis

Observation date: May 03, 2010
Submitted by: Susan McSwain
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This specimen emerged from a cocoon I had found and brought home. Also observed in June. I have attached 2 photos in an effort to show the tufts of hairlike scales on the foretibia. (I have never seen L. inermis, but maybe my ID is correct.)
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 02, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Nelson County