Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1259596

Volupial Pyrausta Moth
Pyrausta volupialis

Observation date: July 11, 2020
Date notes: Sunny Day
Submitted by: Mags131
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Small, pink with white broad, angled stripe or two strips on wings. Landed on Zinna in photo put also lands on Mystic Salvia, Gladiolus tall leaves and more around residential backyard. There are several of these.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: mcduck
Verified date: October 23, 2021
Coordinator notes: You put dxown this as a butterfly, a moth specialist will have to confirm your ID, that is not me-Ken Davenport
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County