Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1281552

Observation date: December 11, 2020
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to porch light in rural residential neighborhood dominated by hardwoods (liriodendron, maple, oak, sweet gum). Apparent body length of 10.25 mm. Mostly clear sky, no wind, 45 F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: December 16, 2020
Coordinator notes: Acleris viburnana (Clemens, 1860), formerly treated as as a subspecies of [3527] Acleris schalleriana (Linnaeus, 1761), extralimital (Palearctic), is raised to full species status in Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Harford County