Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1356198

Observation date: May 07, 2023
Submitted by: one72guy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in the morning inside my light trap. My suggested ID based on: https://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=10473 & https://bugguide.net/node/view/134890 According to Annotated Checklist of the Moths and Butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska, Pohl et al. 2018, only two Stretchia species found in SK - S. plusiaeformis and S. muricina. S. plusiaeformis doen't remotely look like my specimen, whereas S. muricina matches very well.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: July 28, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan