Carpenter 1931
Diagnosis (Adapted from Webb et al., 1975):
Forewing with background color clear and crossveins margined. Apical band brown to dark brown, broken up into spots. Pterostigmal band dark brown, not continuous. First marginal spot and second marginal spot absent. Male terminalia yellow with ninth tergum emarginate. Genital bulb ovate with broad basistyle. Dististyle short and lobed. Hypovalve short and narrow, reaching ¾ the length of basistyle. Aedeagus extending posteriorly between dististyles. Ventral paramere narrow, unbranched, barbed and slightly curved at the apical third.

P. submaculosa is a relatively common Carolinian species that has been collected in Ontario from June to August.