Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1293007

Toothed Brown Carpet
Xanthorhoe lacustrata

Observation date: May 30, 2021
Submitted by: wilderneyes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual was drawn to exterior lights. Wing coloration includes four main bodies of colour in pale and dark browns, striped horizontally across the wings, and pale at the tips. Wing edges have a faintly scalloped design and two darker sections near the wingtips. Antennae are flagellate and visibly sectioned. Body is striped abd smooth, and collar is brownish in colour. Wingspan is approximately two inches.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: June 06, 2021
Coordinator notes: First BAMONA sighting for SK
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan