Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1119914

Observation date: June 11, 2017
Submitted by: RobertWeeden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Near a rock outcropping in fairly open alpine tundra. Thin soil covered with lichen interspersed with dwarf birch about 2 feet tall. This moth was in one of these most of the time I observed it. It is quite small - perhaps 1/2 inch long. Weather was overcast, about 60 F with some light breeze.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 06, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Yukon-Koyukuk, United States, Alaska