Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1083564

Observation date: June 03, 2016
Date notes: Checked moth light before bed; light was left on but moth was gone by 5:30 am the following morning
Submitted by: SallyRoth16
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Larimer Cty, CO, elev ~8100; house is in the middle of a lodgepole/CO spruce/aspen forest with scattered natural meadows. Temp about 50°F, no wind. First night that we had the moth light on. Checked sheet before bed, various moths; this tiny one caught my eye as something I hadn't seen before. It was simply sitting motionless; expected it to be there the following early morning (left CF lightbulb on all night), but it was gone at 5:30 am.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: December 07, 2017
Coordinator notes: Definitely the moth you suggested, down to every little marking. Just one of the many cool moths in the Rocky Mountains.
Checklist region(s): Larimer County, United States, Colorado