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Alucita montana A Six Plume Moth sitting on my weather monitor.  Alucita montana,Canada,Geotagged,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Alucita montana

A Six Plume Moth sitting on my weather monitor.

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  1. Nice artistic image. Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you very much! Happy New Year! Posted 9 months ago
      1. Happy new year, both! Posted 8 months ago
  2. Pretty shot and it really highlights the wing details! Happy new year, Gary! Posted 8 months ago
    1. Christine, many thanks and a Happy New Year to you and yours! Posted 8 months ago

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''Alucita montana'', the Montana six-plume moth, is a moth of the family Alucitidae. It was described by William Barnes and Arthur Ward Lindsey in 1921. It is found in North America from south-western Quebec and Vermont, west to British Columbia and south to Arizona, California and Texas.

The wingspan is 11–16 mm. The forewings are crossed by a wide median band, margined narrowly with white, which forks on the first two lobes. There is another band nearer the base on the first lobe.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by gary fast
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Uploaded Jan 1, 2020. Captured Dec 31, 2019 17:35 in 315 Whaletown Rd, Whaletown, BC V0P 1Z0, Canada.
  • E-M5MarkII
  • f/13.0
  • 1/3s
  • ISO1000
  • 60mm