Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1293003

Montana Six-plume Moth
Alucita montana

Observation date: June 03, 2021
Submitted by: wilderneyes
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Individual was attracted to exterior lighting, nearby which it was moving about. Wings are plumed, semi-translucent, and highly reflective, and the hindwings are darker than the forewings. Wingspan is approximately half an inch.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: June 06, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan