Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1016995

Exotic Greenhouse Invasive
Duponchelia fovealis

Observation date: September 25, 2014
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: captured night before, photo's in am. bottom and top sides view, about 1/2-3/4 inch we have lots of natives and non natives in yard also close to open areas on coast. sage scrub near by and also wetlands that are fairly dry now. light rain a week or so past. but very dry year.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: BAMONA
Verified date: November 16, 2014
Coordinator notes: This is an important invasive pest. You might consider contacting the California Dept. of Agriculture of your sighting. Bob Martin
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Orange County