Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 913070

Painted Lichen Moth
Hypoprepia fucosa

Observation date: July 28, 2013
Submitted by: Ert1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found this moth at night by using a halogen light. It was a cool and clear night with very little wind. The temperature was about 65 degrees. I was next to a deciduous forest at a point of high elevation.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ohio97
Verified date: December 13, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Ohio, Muskingum County