Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 718237

California Pyrausta Moth
Pyrausta californicalis

Observation date: June 15, 2012
Submitted by: Carl Schneider
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The moth had a wingspan of about 1cm. It was a warm suuny day with a high of 80. It was ovserved resting in our house by the kitchen window. It began to fly when it was disturbed. It was caught by my yougest son, who took this picture of it in the glass that he caught it in.
Status: Resident
Verified by: danaross
Verified date: June 19, 2012
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Oregon, Marion County