Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1115753

Western Carpet
Melanolophia imitata

Observation date: April 29, 2017
Submitted by: dudu111
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Antoine Peak Conservation Area, northeast part, north exposure. Douglas fir, grand fir, maple, willow woodland. Spotted climbing, near end of twig it stopped and rested, instead of flying off. Probably common moth here, but could not spot it in the photo gallery. Similar to the gray moths. Cool, breezy, 55-60 F. degrees.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 02, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Spokane County