[Leps-l] female Black Witch Moth - October 4, 1957 at Auke Bay, AK

Mike Quinn entomike at gmail.com
Fri Dec 28 19:18:37 EST 2012

For nearly 50 yrs, this spmn held the reigning record for
northern-most BWM until a recent record from nr. Churchill, Manitoba,

Black Witch Moth - BWM - Ascalapha odorata

A female Black Witch Moth found October 4, 1957 at Auke Bay, 12 mi N
of Juneau, AK

Spangler, P.J. 1957. A record of the black witch, Erebus odora
(Noctuidae), in Alaska. The Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society
11(6): 205.

Photo by: Steve Henrikson, Curator of Collections, Alaska State
Museum. Steve reports that the museum is in the process of remounting
the spmn.

Mike Quinn, Austin
Texas Entomology

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