Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1294660

Common Grass-veneer Moth
Crambus praefectellus

Observation date: June 12, 2021
Submitted by: RStankiewicz
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The lone specimen of this species was observed in my backyard on Goldenrod plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: August 23, 2021
Coordinator notes: Some of these Crambus sp. can be similar but from what I can see this is most likely praefectellus. See MPG - the eye color and pattern on the photo by Carol Davis in particular: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=5355&state=ON JRains
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario