Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 963369

Montana Six-plume Moth
Alucita montana

Observation date: May 04, 2014
Submitted by: Carl D. Barrentine
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: May 18, 2014
Coordinator notes: Rather than have this lost in the unknown list I am going to name it as Alucita Montana which I feel is what this is. The other possibility Alucita adriendensi is said to be darker and more distinct lines. From what I have read dissection is the only sure way to ID these.