Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1069589

Genista Broom Moth
Uresiphita reversalis

Observation date: October 16, 2015
Submitted by: Mercyrp
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: On my two witches broom plants (with really small yellow flowers), near a lavender plant but only the witches broom have them. They are full of these caterpillars, they are completely eating them. I've never seen them before, just noticed them about two weeks ago.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: October 19, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County