Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1119557

Observation date: June 08, 2017
Submitted by: Batcher
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Noticed this on our entryway wall here in Moab, UT. It was approx. 95 degrees out and was located in shade. Very little movement while observing. This is approx. 1/2 in. long overall. Looking to ID it and have had trouble.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: June 09, 2017
Coordinator notes: You might be interested to learn that Petrophila have aquatic larvae, an unusual feature among Lepidoptera.
Checklist region(s): Grand County, United States, Utah