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Southern Pink Moth
Pyrausta inornatalis

Observation date: September 06, 2009
Submitted by: CathyT (Jennifer Tobin)
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: We have this moth in our yard every year. It is on Salvia. This photo was taken in 2009 when we first observed this species. We live in Riverside, California.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: August 22, 2011
Coordinator notes: This may be the first CA record I have seen, but phenotypically it sure looks correct. Kelly
Checklist region(s): Riverside County, California, United States