Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1299541

Unarmed Wainscot
Leucania inermis

Observation date: July 05, 2021
Submitted by: dawittrock2231
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Near a floodlight on my deck. Looked at ursula, ID based on location and I think the appearance is more consistent with inermis.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: July 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: Caveat -- from BG - The similar species of Leucania inermis-ursula-pseudargyria species complex cannot be identified with certainty except by dissecting the male genitalia.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Vilas County