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Pericopid moth

Gnophaela latipennis

Description:

This one is a bit tattered. In a field of wildflowers near Gold Lake, CA.

Habitat:

Sierra Nevada mountains, northern California, just north of Lake Tahoe area. 6500 ft. elevation. Flying daytimes to flowers.

Notes:

Also submitted to Facebook Entomology and National Moth Week sites.

1 Species ID Suggestions

EarlByron
EarlByron 7 years ago
Pericopid moth
Gnophaela latipennis


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1 Comment

Welcome to Project Noah, EarlByron
Beautiful capture,congrats and thanks for sharing
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EarlByron
Spotted by
EarlByron

California, USA

Spotted on Jul 21, 2013
Submitted on Jul 24, 2013

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