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Pale Gray Bird Dropping Moth

Antaeotricha leucillana

Description:

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.

Habitat:

On the house. Attracted to light.

Notes:

Night photography

3 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
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:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/95460

harsuame
harsuame 8 years ago

Genial

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

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

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