Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 960317

Observation date: March 21, 2014
Submitted by: ddodd
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: 7 mm long
Status: Resident
Verified by: jasondroberts
Verified date: June 03, 2015
Coordinator notes: The id may be correct, but I am unsure. It is not a perfect match with photos on MPG and bugguide.net and I don't know how variable the species is.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alabama, Marshall County