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Pale Gray Bird Dropping Moth

Antaeotricha leucillana


Family: Elachistidae (Grass Miner Moths) Subfamily: Stenomatinae. 1/2 inch long (12.7 mm) white with blue.. Looks like rolled up Native American Indian design blanket. To the naked eye looks like bird poop.


On the house. Attracted to light.


Night photography


CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Thanks J for the ID. No wonder I couldn't find it in the Peterson's book. It isn't there. I love this tiny moth!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Beautiful! Closest match I could find, Pale Gray Bird Dropping Moth, Antaeotricha leucillana:

harsuame 8 years ago


Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Apr 19, 2012
Submitted on Apr 20, 2012

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