Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1212430

Observation date: June 26, 2019
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Wingspan 18 mm. Attracted to fluorescent UV lamp set up 09:45 pm to 11:45 pm. Narrow dirt forest road where it crosses a small creek. Dominant vegetation Douglas-fir, Lodgepole Pine, Alder, Cottonwood, Birch.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: July 14, 2019
Coordinator notes: Tentative ID - D. lobidactylus gives me the best overall match in pattern for the region, and the range is most consistent. However, identifying plume moths is extremely difficult from photos.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia