Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 939004

Observation date: November 02, 2013
Submitted by: skywatcher
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I observed this worn Erranis vancouverensis (Vancouver Winter moth) motionless on a plaster wall at 2:00 pm of a wet and windy day in Victoria BC on Vancouver Island. It's my first sighting of Erranis Vancouverensis this season.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: December 28, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia