Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1152350

Montana Six-plume Moth
Alucita montana

Observation date: February 01, 2018
Date notes: Back-lite on TV monitor. This tiny specimen has taken up winter residence within the inner sanctum (our home). There may be two of them.
Submitted by: Grandpa Johnny ...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: ...remains stationary for hours at a time Scale provided in lower photo
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: February 12, 2018
Coordinator notes: Tentative ID - other species of Alucita possible, but this species most commonly reported from this area.
Checklist region(s): British Columbia, Canada