Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1285130

Stripe-backed Moth
Battaristis vittella

Observation date: July 21, 2020
Submitted by: jnchandler
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: February 05, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Partner project: National Moth Week
Checklist region(s): United States, South Carolina, Aiken County