Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1284005

Household Casebearer Moth
Phereoeca uterella

Observation date: January 16, 2021
Submitted by: tirvine2020
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Multiple bags were found all over one of the outside walls above a bin with towels and linens. The two in the image were 13mm (excluding the added length of the exuviae from one). The bags were comprised mostly of sand and silk.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: January 16, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Manatee County