Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 940055

Geranium Plume Moth
Amblyptilia pica

Observation date: November 18, 2013
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: the woman of my dreams who spots most of the insects, saw this flying circles on the floor and no some how she didn't step on. even after forgetting that i was fetching a jar. that was last night forgot about it my own self. then some how remembered. wingspan about one inch. yes plant it and they will come we grow just about what ever will grow mostly targeting butterflies even the night time ones is it true that there are three times as many? moths as day time butterfly's very cool/ think i will let it go now
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: November 22, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Orange County