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Observation notes: Attracted to MV lamp / blacklight on rural residential property with a variety of cultivated trees (maple, oak, holly, pine), and surrounded by pasture and crop fields. Estimated wingspan of 45 mm based on measurements of forewing lengths (base to apex) and thorax width (L base to R base); second uploaded photo explains how these measurements were taken, superimposed over an actual measurement shot of the moth at rest (per Xestia dolosa Sighting 1231430). Apparent body length of 23 mm. [PS -- any thoughts on the appeal of Sighting 1236529, an individual even larger than Sighting 1231430? Thanks]