Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1154023

Half-white Carpet Moth
Mesoleuca gratulata

Observation date: March 19, 2018
Submitted by: RichHubie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The day was slightly warm and sunny. I have seen this moth before at Mackerricher State Park in Mendocino County and found it again today. It's a striking moth that in many ways acts and looks like a butterfly but too small. Was wondering what is. Thanks for any help. Normally submit on the butterfly side of BAMONA. This is my first moth.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: mcduck
Verified date: November 09, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Mendocino County