Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1313257

Baltimore Bomolocha Moth
Hypena baltimoralis

Observation date: September 13, 2021
Submitted by: BarbSendelbach
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found by flashlight feeding on Maple Sapling when it violently flung itself to the asphalt driveway below. It did not like to be handled and with a lot of perseverance, it was placed back on the leaf it was feeding on by the dried leaf shown in the photo.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 02, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Sussex County