Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1177278

Eastern Black-headed Budworm Moth
Acleris variana

Observation date: August 01, 2018
Submitted by: CathK
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 7mm TL. At blacklight. Spruce-fir forest.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: March 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: Highly variable sp. but this looks nearly identical to one of the Steve Nanz photographs at MSP - see http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=3548 JR
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, Washington County