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Erebid moth

Drasteria ochracea


A fairly large day flying moth with a wingspan of about 46 mm. Mostly brown with some darker markings. Blends in nicely to bark, sandy soil, leaf litter, dying vegetation, ect. Flies almost like a butterfly.


Spotted in disturbed soil. Mixed forest and a dry creek bed nearby.

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1 Comment

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a year ago

Well disguised in that debris.

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Jun 16, 2019
Submitted on Jul 21, 2019

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