Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1274148

Phantom Hemlock Looper
Nepytia phantasmaria

Observation date: September 10, 2020
Date notes: Early September
Submitted by: Guy M Pepin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Significant 'bloom' began in early September with hundreds and sometimes thousands congregating around lights. Mostly dormant during the day but easily disturbed. Sunny days with mild temperatures ranging from 55 degF at night to 75 degF daytime
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: September 11, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia