Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1259098

Cadbury's Lichen Moth
Comachara cadburyi

Observation date: May 16, 2020
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to MV lamp in heavily forested stream valley dominated by Liriodendron, Quercus, Acer and Fagus. Apparent body length of 13 mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 11, 2020
Coordinator notes: Now Polygrammate cadburyi (Franclemont, 1939), n. comb, having been transferred from the genus Comachara in Schmidt & Anweiler (2020), MONA Fascicle 25.4: 101.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Harford County