Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 961732

Wanton Pinion
Lithophane petulca

Observation date: April 20, 2014
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: About 1 inch long, blotchy dark brown and lighter reddish brown moth, very uneven pattern
Status: Resident
Verified by: Lula Field
Verified date: April 23, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.