Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1256801

Observation date: June 28, 2020
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to MV lamp / blacklight on low-density residential property with a wide variety of cultivated trees (maple, birch, holly, pine, weeping willow) and small pond. Apparent body length of 5 mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 29, 2020
Coordinator notes: Platphalonidia felix (Walsingham, 1895), formerly placed in Phalonidia in Metzler and Albu (2013), revised status, Brown et al. (2019:S2). This species was number 3760 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Harford County