Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1220495

Lorquin's Angle
Speranza lorquinaria

Observation date: July 26, 2019
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Wingspan as posed 23 mm. Gravel forestry road paralleling Jack Creek and about 300 metres upslope. Attracted to fluorescent UV lamp set up from about 9:30 pm until 10:15 pm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 28, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia