Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1231886

Pickleworm Moth
Diaphania nitidalis

Observation date: September 07, 2019
Submitted by: HaleyB
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This was inside my bathroom near the light. Not sure what to call it but the end of the body had a spider like or fringe like appearance that would move. Ive never seen a moth like this. Its body was not hairy it was smooth and black.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.