Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1255932

Currant Spanworm Moth
Speranza ribearia

Observation date: June 25, 2020
Submitted by: EdgarPS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: June 26, 2020
Coordinator notes: Macaria ribearia is the current name. Macaria ribearia (Fitch, 1848), formerly placed in the genus Itame in the 1983 Hodges Checklist and in the genus Speranza in Ferguson (2008), is returned to genus Macaria in Sihvonen & Skou (2015) following Scoble & Krüger (2002).
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Dane County