Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1106707

Melonworm Moth
Diaphania hyalinata

Observation date: October 17, 2016
Submitted by: littlestar001s
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Temperature was about 20 degrees above average (76 degrees Fahrenheit). Moth was found inside office that was not heated/cooled over the weekend.
Status: Stray
Verified by: elsner
Verified date: April 13, 2017
Coordinator notes: southern species, rarely found in the north... known to actually fly far northward in the late fall.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan, Shiawassee County