Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1242956

Observation date: September 03, 2019
Submitted by: Quaker state mothing
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to a mercury vapor lamp.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: February 26, 2020
Coordinator notes: The maculation of X. c-nigrum is identical to X. dolosa. The best way to separate the two species is by size. X. c-nigrum averages 6 mm (fore wing apex to apex) smaller than X. dolosa.