Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1162396

California Pyrausta Moth
Pyrausta californicalis

Observation date: June 14, 2018
Date notes: Warm sunny cloud-free day, occasional light breeze
Submitted by: todyfan
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very tiny butterfly with obvious markings. Sipping nectar from small blue Lobelia blossoms and from Bidens sp. Butterfly was on Bidens when photo was taken.
Status: Resident
Verified by: CA Ivy
Verified date: July 05, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Sacramento County, California, United States