Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Contrasting Henricus Moth
Henricus contrastana

Observation date: June 11, 2023
Submitted by: cskipper
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 14, 2023
Coordinator notes: <i>Henricus edwardsiana</i> (Walsingham, 1884) was number 3820 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist and includes as a synonym 3796 <i>Henricus contrastana</i> (Kearfott, 1907). The two were lumped in Metzler & Brown (2014) (2) but <i>H. contrastana</i> was erroneously placed as the senior synonym, John Brown (pers. comm., 5/17/2018)
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Garrett County