Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 776143

Wanton Pinion
Lithophane petulca

Observation date: April 16, 2013
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Medium-sized (1.25 inches), dark brown with lighter brown along wings, attracted to porch light
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: April 16, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.