Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1204611

The Bruce Spanworm
Operophtera bruceata

Observation date: September 25, 2018
Submitted by: RobertWeeden
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: mixed forest, mostly white spruce. 50 F and raining. Quite a few of these gathered on the side of the Denali National Park Visitor Center. Measured 15 mm WL.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: May 13, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Denali