Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1240835

Spring Cankerworm Moth
Paleacrita vernata

Observation date: December 31, 2019
Submitted by: Mapper
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Surprised to see this specimen outside of window on New Year's Eve. 36 degrees. Temps last two weeks varied from 60's daytime to below freezing at night last few days in forties.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: November 24, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Illinois, Johnson County