Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 691200

Oak Winter Highflier Moth
Hydriomena nubilofasciata

Observation date: February 19, 2011
Submitted by: Cynthia Brast
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Under a Garry Oak Tree on San Juan Island, WA. Temp probably around 37-40 degrees F that morning. Moth was slow moving and wanted to cling to my coat.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: February 10, 2012
Coordinator notes: Great record. This is the first record that I can find that shows moths flying before the end of the year.
Checklist region(s): Washington, United States