Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 959829

Observation date: March 11, 2014
Submitted by: ddodd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 7.5 mm long
Status: Resident
Verified by: jasondroberts
Verified date: July 13, 2014
Coordinator notes: The id may be correct, but I am just not sure. I consulted a few others on this, and consensus is that ID is likely correct. I'll go ahead and confirm. -JR
Checklist region(s): United States, Alabama, Marshall County