Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1315481

Gray Swordgrass
Xylena cineritia

Observation date: October 27, 2021
Submitted by: bobscafe
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I have never seen a Xylena after June, now this one shows up at the end of October, in a rainstorm. Very agitated flight, back and forth between two Patio lights, never landing. Was able to catch it in a 4 X 6 in. goldfish net
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: October 31, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia