Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1213908

Observation date: July 01, 2019
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Edge of a gravel forestry road where it crosses a slope bisecting a parkland-like landscape. Both up and down slope are meadows with a diverse flora interspersed with forest. Attracted to a fluorescent UV lamp set up between 10:00 pm and 12:00 am.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia