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Moth - Choreutis pariana

Moth - Choreutis pariana
Clarenville, N48º09.817 W53º57.978 (WGS84), Trinity Bay, Newfoundland/Labrador, Canada
October 17, 2006
Size: Estimated 1 cm
This small moth was feeding on some weeds in the front yard of my in-law's house about 2:00 PM today. The temperature was about 10ºC. As you can tell from the photos, the angle of the sunlight made quite a difference in the iridescent colours. I did not use a flash. Can anyone ID?

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2650 -- Apple Leaf Skeletonizer Moth -- Choreutis pariana

Thanks for your ID. The same ID was suggested by Dennis Profant. The "Range" on the Info Guide Page for Choreutis pariana states in part, "...BC, Ontario (and elsewhere in the east?)..."  Given that I took my photos in Newfoundland, I guess that the BugGuide editors can drop the question mark from the parenthetical clause. :)

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