Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 700367

Montana Six-plume Moth
Alucita montana

Observation date: August 18, 2011
Submitted by: roadrunner
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was inactive and easily transferred to my hand. Sun was not shining on moth.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kent
Verified date: March 19, 2012
Coordinator notes: Based on ranges reported in Landry and Landry (2004), this specimen is presumed to be Alucita montana. If a specimen exists, dissection would provide a definitive identification.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wyoming, Campbell County