Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 607694

Everlasting Tebenna Moth
Tebenna gnaphaliella

Observation date: July 03, 2011
Submitted by: CentralNY
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: These tiny moths are all over my pearly everlasting (Anaphalis margaritacea) plants and nowhere else that I've seen. They're here every year on these plants
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: May 12, 2021
Coordinator notes: Highly variable species but this is well within the typical variants - see MPG http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=2647 JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Onondaga County