Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1247298

Observation date: May 02, 2020
Submitted by: Allen Belden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Older urban neighborhood with large trees. Attracted to mercury vapor light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: May 03, 2020
Coordinator notes: According to Moth Photographers Group "Caution: all identifications of specimens, including those dissected or DNA barcoded, should be considered tentative. DNA barcoding suggests the possibility of a complex with similar undescribed species."
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Richmond