Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 695535

Observation date: November 12, 2011
Submitted by: JasonPike1980
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: April 20, 2013
Coordinator notes: Of the various Metaxaglaea species, Metaxaglaea violacea looks like the best match to the sighting photo. Sightings in BAMONA have only been in the NE, but Moth Photographers Group shows them more spread out across the whole eastern U.S., including SE and S-Central. thttp://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=9945.2
Checklist region(s): United States, Rusk County, Texas