Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 719270

Long-horned Owlet
Hypenula cacuminalis

Observation date: June 24, 2012
Submitted by: bentert
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was in the low 80s, overcast, currently raining heavily (tropical storm Debby was currently passing overhead), and with a 15mph wind in the northwest direction. The moth was perched high on the outside of a back porch screen where a narrow awning protected it from the rain. It flew by afternoon.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: June 29, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Collier County