Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 731115

Observation date: August 12, 2012
Submitted by: edenny
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Tiny moth (less than 1 cm), small cylindrical shape, bright white and black markings, attracted to porch light
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 13, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.