Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 938916

Southern Purple Mint Moth
Pyrausta laticlavia

Observation date: January 24, 2013
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: sunny day clear lots of butterfly's out even this moth just sitting in a depression in the ground, it just stayed there very still.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: November 01, 2013
Coordinator notes: This is the winter form.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, San Diego County