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This poor moth has deformed wings. It has large, brown, flabellate antennae. It was fluttering on the ground at night under an Oak tree. The main color is gray with black markings although I cannot make out the pattern due to the curled wings.


Oak woodland

1 Species ID Suggestions

California oak moth
Phryganidia californica CalPhotos: Phryganidia californica; California Oak Moth

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1 Comment

Saturniidae27 2 years ago

Im pretty sure its this, because it is an invasive species of oak in California :)

California, USA

Spotted on Apr 8, 2020
Submitted on Apr 8, 2020

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