Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 960490

Observation date: March 23, 2014
Submitted by: Robert Gorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: scared up by us walking, it dove into grasses. and froze 65 partly cloudy. about -4000- 5000 ft oak scrub, with ceanothus and manzanita wild peas blooming, and blooms of manzanita almost done. few thistles starting to bloom. this moth was about three eights of an inch long? very narrow interesting wing rap like a burrito fuzzy feather like fluff on end of wings.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: March 25, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Orange County