Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1271875

Hop Vine Moth
Hypena humuli

Observation date: August 26, 2020
Date notes: Clear night. Winds light at approx. 5kmh. Temperature approx. 18 degrees centigrade.
Submitted by: one72guy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Captured while it sat on an outside wall near an apple-crab tree. I had been observing quite a few moths fluttering about and sometimes landing on the rotting apples in the tree when this moth landed on the nearby wall close to one of our compost bins.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: December 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: First BAMONA sighting for Saskatchewan
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan