Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1311669

Granite Moth
Macaria granitata

Observation date: August 25, 2021
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to MV lamp set up at margin of meadow containing a variety of plants -- some of which are characteristic of serpentine barrens; near small stream passing through mixed hardwood forest dominated by maple and sycamore. Resting wingspan of 30 mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 19, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Cecil County