Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1275571

Phantom Hemlock Looper
Nepytia phantasmaria

Observation date: September 22, 2020
Submitted by: bobscafe
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Interesting, 2015 to 2019 no sightings of this moth. 2020, I have seen 250 - 300 of this distinctive moth in the last 3 weeks. All seem to be greatly influenced by incandescent light bulbs. Found on wall by patio light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: September 23, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia