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Photo#1151936
Tiny moth ?

Tiny moth ?
Alameda, Alameda County, California, USA
September 14, 2015
Size: ~1/8 in. (bl)
Found indoors beneath a window, flew immediately skywards when released outdoors.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Moth Fly. Their larvae live in the organic film that forms on the inside of pipes, drains and sewers.

 
Looks like
a clear case of Clogmia albipunctata: it was in the bathroom sink!

 
Fly, ha
Dang,I couldn't figure out what it was. Thanks for the instant reply, Ken.

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