Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1286285

Hübner's Pero
Pero ancetaria

Observation date: July 26, 2019
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: March 15, 2021
Coordinator notes: I'm always inclined to agree with Ms. Sendelbach, and this probably is in fact P. morrisonaria but these Pero moths are difficult to sort out. I'd be happier with a second opinion. JR The deep sinus in the PM line indicates P. ancetaria.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Sussex County