Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1350455

Observation date: December 19, 2022
Submitted by: dandell
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found inside of house in Augusta Maine. Noticed it for a few days flitting around from wall to wall. Temps were 20s at night 30s during the day. Very small around 1/2 "
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: December 24, 2022
Coordinator notes: It must have come in as a larva on a plant or as a pupa on an article of clothing then eclosed in the warmth of your home. You could try feeding a little sugar water but it won't survive long (which is normal).
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, Kennebec County