Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Black-banded Owlet Moth
Phalaenostola larentioides

Observation date: August 05, 2019
Submitted by: lfiske
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It fluttered to the patio deck when I was watering a tomato plant. It’s wingspan was maybe 3/4” wide.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: February 28, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Kings County