Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1255969

Lesser Maple Spanworm Moth
Speranza pustularia

Observation date: June 25, 2020
Date notes: In back porch near light
Submitted by: AriS
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Summer weather but cool evening
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 26, 2020
Coordinator notes: Macaria pustularia (Guenée, [1858]), 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).
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