Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1273982

Phantom Hemlock Looper
Nepytia phantasmaria

Observation date: September 08, 2020
Submitted by: eggdropsoap
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Many of these moths suddenly appeared in Vancouver, BC, during the day and night, landing on whatever surfaces they can find. Clear and moderately warm weather, with smoke haze blowing through from the forest fires in interior WA state.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: September 11, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia