Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1272006

Observation date: August 29, 2020
Submitted by: Don Marotte
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 29, 2020
Coordinator notes: This is either Diathrausta harlequinalis or D. reconditalis. These species cannot be distinguished reliably from photos. Range can be used in some regions.