Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1291808

Distinct Quaker
Achatia distincta

Observation date: May 26, 2021
Submitted by: alaimins
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 29, 2021
Coordinator notes: Pretty sure this is A. distincta. See BugGuide: https://bugguide.net/node/view/110465 - J. Tveekrem's photo is very good. Also see MPG to get a sense of variability of this sp.; field marks seem to be there: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=10518 JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, Illinois, DuPage County