Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Spring Cankerworm Moth
Paleacrita vernata

Observation date: April 11, 2022
Submitted by: robpendergast
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 1 at 75w incandescent bulb and the other at the nonzapping bug zapper. Looks like we might have a brief flying window, but then shutting down again later in the week.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: April 11, 2022
Coordinator notes: Have you used the non-zapping bug zapper before? I'm curious as to how well it attracts insects.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Portage County