Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 941168

Observation date: October 14, 2013
Submitted by: Peter Homann
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Attracted to black light. Wingspan ~23mm. The similar looking Eupithecia palpata has a more northern distribution and presumably can be excluded as an alternative ID possibility.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: March 20, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Leon County