Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 614416

California Pyrausta Moth
Pyrausta californicalis

Observation date: August 30, 2011
Date notes: These have been sighted for a couple weeks surrounding late August
Submitted by: ahacke05
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: There are swarms of them in my herb garden on the east side of my house. I noticed them in late afternoon/early evening.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: December 05, 2011
Coordinator notes: The photograph is a little blurry at resolution size, but is most likely californicalis, based on the pattern and the probably little white line near the end of the body. Kelly
Checklist region(s): Jackson County, Oregon, United States