Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1281049

Painted Lichen Moth
Hypoprepia fucosa

Observation date: June 11, 2017
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found feeding on lichen on large fallen branch.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: December 03, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Warren County