Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Genista Broom Moth
Uresiphita reversalis

Observation date: May 05, 2017
Submitted by: clblaney
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was first observed in a debris pile of coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) branches; when disturbed, it flew to this cultivated plant. It was observed on a sunny late afternoon in a suburban Southern California yard.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: June 06, 2017
Coordinator notes: Yes, your identification is correct.