Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1222998

Sharp-lined Yellow
Sicya macularia

Observation date: August 05, 2019
Submitted by: RobertWeeden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: FWL = 15 mm attracted to black light
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: August 05, 2019
Coordinator notes: ID based on range - macularia is the only one of the macularia/crocearia that is recorded from Alaska, but the large pinkish patch as the base of the forewing is said to be characteristic of crocearia, if the two are different species at all.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Fairbanks North Star