Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 700802

Alien Probole
Probole alienaria

Observation date: June 15, 2011
Submitted by: franpope
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Photo taken about 2:45 p.m. on a sunny day with little wind. Moth was resting on vegetation and allowed only one photo before flying off.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: March 19, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, West Virginia, Tucker County