Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1289389

Intractable Quaker
Himella fidelis

Observation date: April 28, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found resting on a wall.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: April 30, 2021
Coordinator notes: Note - per MPG, "Orthimella fidelis (Grote, 1874) was formerly in the genus Himella Grote, 1874, a junior homonym of Himella Dallas 1852, ZooKeys, 788: 249. This name was synonymized with Himella intractata (Morrison, 1874) in the 1983 Hodges Checklist which regarded the publication year of fidelis to be 1875. The synonymy was reversed in Poole (1989), ZooKeys, 40:154" JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Rhode Island, Bristol County