Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1129280

Volupial Pyrausta Moth
Pyrausta volupialis

Observation date: July 25, 2017
Date notes: Caught at muslin sheet light with Sylvania 69444 - 175 Mercury Vapor Black Light on tripod.
Submitted by: Andredesz
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Waxing crescent moon (8% of moon illuminated), slight wind (10 mph NNW), clear conditions, 63 deg, suburban neighborhood with surrounding ambient light.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: August 02, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Alameda County, United States, California