Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 979549

Observation date: June 18, 2014
Submitted by: gbil4243
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Temperatures at that time were in the upper 70s with dewpoints around 70. Skies were partly cloudy at the time and a line of thunderstorms were moving in (but weakening rapidly), though they were about 30 miles due west of my location when this moth was observed. I was thinking Muzaria Euchlaena after going over the Peterson guide. After posting to the "Moths of the Eastern United States" group on Facebook, was told by an expert, Hugh McGuinness that it was an effecta.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Lula Field
Verified date: July 07, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.