Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1126501

Labrador Carpet Moth
Xanthorhoe labradorensis

Observation date: July 14, 2017
Submitted by: Ed Harrison
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth flew onto deck between rain showers; temp ~70°F. Banded pattern found in photos of several Xanthorhoe spp., but none show vivid coloration though X. labradorensis comes somewhat close. Length ~12 mm
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: July 17, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Saratoga County, United States, New York