Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1353967

White-banded Toothed Carpet
Epirrhoe alternata

Observation date: April 12, 2023
Date notes: For some reason, the third photo is not displaying above, but it shows at the bottom of this page.
Submitted by: Susan McSwain
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth always landed with wings closed and was attracted to white violets at dusk. I was only able to obtain a dorsal wing photo through the side of a plastic jar, as it rarely spread its wings.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: April 16, 2023
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Nelson County