Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 728540

Harnessed Moth
Apantesis phalerata

Observation date: July 24, 2012
Submitted by: owlshill
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found resting on an outdoor fireplace about 10 pm. Part of a mothing night in conjunction with Moth Week. Surrounding area open meadow and light cedar forest. Attraction around fireplace - both incandescent and black lights.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Don Tangren
Verified date: November 22, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Partner project: National Moth Week
Checklist region(s): United States, Tennessee, Williamson County