Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 695076

Observation date: December 14, 2011
Submitted by: Alison Davies
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was so tiny that I initially thought it was a mosquito. But after shining a bright flashlight on it, I recognized the unmistakeable shape of the wings as those of a plume moth.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: July 02, 2012
Coordinator notes: It is a plume moth, and almost for sure this species. Kelly
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County