Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1203372

The Bruce Spanworm
Operophtera bruceata

Observation date: October 26, 2018
Submitted by: Kristi DuBois
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found perched under a house light. These moths were common during Fall 2018.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: April 27, 2019
Coordinator notes: ID is likely, as no brumata records have come from Montana (that I am aware of).
Checklist region(s): United States, Montana, Missoula County