Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 740674

Montana Six-plume Moth
Alucita montana

Observation date: August 28, 2012
Submitted by: Jody
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found this very tiny moth in daytime on the window frame of the front porch, probably attracted by the light the previous evening. Although it is not in its usual area, I noted that a few sightings in eastern Canada have taken place.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 28, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario