Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1292143

Contrasting Henricus Moth
Henricus contrastana

Observation date: May 22, 2021
Submitted by: klebo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: length 10 mm, came to UV light
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: October 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: Henricus edwardsiana (Walsingham, 1884), number 3820 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist, includes as a synonym 3796 Henricus contrastana (Kearfott, 1907) in Metzler & Brown (2014) but H. contrastana was erroneously placed as the senior synonym, John Brown (pers. comm., 5/17/2018). The number 3797 was occupied by Phtheochroa villana (Busck, 1907) in the 1983 list.
Checklist region(s): United States, Ohio, Montgomery County