Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1002777

California Pyrausta Moth
Pyrausta californicalis

Observation date: August 21, 2014
Submitted by: ensatina2
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: flew onto aster patch in my yard that had many nectaring pollinators in early afternoon. Sunny warm day. Tiny, tiny colorful moth with green eyes. Other leps included skippers and cabbage whites.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: August 25, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Columbia County