Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1337891

Grease Moth
Aglossa cuprina

Observation date: August 03, 2022
Submitted by: Dave Webb
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to MV lamp set up at the intersection of a tidal marsh, a narrow fringe of hardwood trees including Quercus, Salix, Prunus and Robinia, and a meadow of clover and orchard grass. Apparent body length of 12.5 mm.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 08, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Cecil County