Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 758576

Observation date: October 30, 2012
Submitted by: Josiah Gilbert
Specimen type: Photograph
Collection location: Josiah Gilbert (personal collection)
Observation notes: Collected at a blacklight.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: October 16, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.