Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1212501

Black-banded Carpet Moth
Antepirrhoe semiatrata

Observation date: June 26, 2019
Submitted by: jrmbutterfly
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Wingspan 30 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: June 28, 2019
Coordinator notes: Tentative ID. A. fasciata is another possibility, but is listed as "high elevation".
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia