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My student and I were so excited to check our moth's box this morning and see that he (or she?) had emerged! Because of his grayish-colored wings, we named him Smokey. :-) I was able to gently lift the wing and in the last pic you can see the pink and black bands on the abdomen, which helped me with the ID.
reared indoors; larva found on a basil plant in a cultivated desert garden
Spotted on Sep 20, 2017
Submitted on Sep 20, 2017
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