Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1291769

Observation date: May 26, 2021
Submitted by: John Terpstra
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed at edge of trail through mixed birch poplar forest. Warm humid day broken cloud.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: This does look a lot like M. hypochraria, but see MPG, in particular the photo by Janice Stiefel: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=6827 See also BugGuide: https://bugguide.net/node/view/47057 I think M. refractaria is the right choice on this one. JRains
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario