Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1271367

Observation date: August 25, 2020
Submitted by: rapids
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: overnight uv light
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 25, 2020
Coordinator notes: The maculation of Xestia c-nigrum is identical to Xestia dolosa. The best way to separate the two species is by size. X. c-nigrum averages 6 mm (fore wing apex to apex) smaller than X. dolosa.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario