Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Contrasting Henricus Moth
Henricus contrastana

Observation date: May 30, 2022
Submitted by: lassa8
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 15, 2022
Coordinator notes: Notes: <i>Henricus edwardsiana</i> (Walsingham, 1884), number 3820 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist, includes as a synonym 3796 <i>Henricus contrastana</i> (Kearfott, 1907) in Metzler & Brown (2014) but <i>H. contrastana</i> was erroneously placed as the senior synonym, John Brown (pers. comm., 5/17/2018). The number 3797 was occupied by Phtheochroa villana (Busck, 1907) in the 1983 list.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Montgomery County