Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1273723

Greater Red Dart
Abagrotis alternata

Observation date: September 07, 2020
Submitted by: dawittrock2231
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Near a floodlight on my deck. Heavily worn, virtually no detail on left side. But the dark orbicular and reniform spots circled in white, faint AM and PM lines, striping on abdomen, and yellowish hints seem to support this ID. Range is reported to be expanding.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: September 08, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Vilas County