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Moth with shiny spots.  Probably Dicymolomia - Dicymolomia metalliferalis

Moth with shiny spots. Probably Dicymolomia - Dicymolomia metalliferalis
Santa Cruz, Randall Morgan's Garden, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
July 15, 2017
Hopefully enough for ID, not well centered, but mostly covered. Well, when they are alive, they do move! Abut the size of a typical Pyrausta moth.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

It looks like this one below, needs to be moved here.
It's one of your's. OK, I moved it for you.

 
Bob, I just figured out I am seeing two different species
But treating them as one, even though they are not all that close, really. If you know this Genus well, take a look at this:



It might not be the same genus, but I think it is. I might move it to genus level if I find something close enough to it.

 
OK
That one is in a different genus, (different subfamily) but I will take a look for you.

 
I am humbled!
You could see it was a different subfamily at a glance! Probably the snout is different, but the general shape color, and reflectors made me assume...Thanks, again!

Actually...I still don't see huge differences. Chalk it up to inexperience!

 
Thanks Bob!
That is a good way to establish that it is not D. julianalis. I would have moved it if I saw your comment first, but thanks for the correction, and move!

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