Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 730124

Black-blotched Bactra Moth
Bactra lancealana

Observation date: June 02, 2010
Submitted by: JeanEvoy
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: February 12, 2014
Coordinator notes: Based on photos on MPG and bugguide.net, I believe this is a lighter-colored variation of the species. Here's a photo on bugguide.net that looks somewhat similar. http://bugguide.net/node/view/839462
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, DeSoto County