Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1337079

Spear-Marked Black Moth/White-banded Black Moth
Rheumaptera hastata/subhastata

Observation date: July 25, 2022
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sedge fen presently wet enough to require rubber boots everywhere. About 1500 metres long, up to 400 metres wide. Spent about 1.5 hours trudging around this fen. Dominant vegetation includes many Cyperaceae, Betula nana, Rhododendron columbianum, Trollius albiflorus, Caltha lepstosepala, Salix commutata.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Paul Prappas
Verified date: April 15, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia