Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1077264

Observation date: June 16, 2015
Submitted by: Jon Rapp
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Measured 5mm TL, ID confirmed by Ken Childs, posted on BugGuide: http://bugguide.net/node/view/1202251
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Phillip E. Koenig
Verified date: March 22, 2016
Coordinator notes: This species was collected in only 3 counties in Missouri and Boone County is not one of them.
Checklist region(s): United States, Missouri, Boone County