Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1053701

Red-Shouldered Ctenucha
Ctenucha rubroscapus

Observation date: July 11, 2015
Submitted by: lhemenway
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed moths in open pasture area surrounded by forest in the Blue Lake area near the Mad River, on shrubby perimeter of a pond. Moths were sitting on an open blackberry leaf in the late afternoon. Weather was overcast. Moths appeared to be mating, were not disturbed by my taking the photograph (no zoom was used for this photo).
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: July 23, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Humboldt County