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Moth - Tridentaforma

Moth - Tridentaforma
Burton Mesa Ecological Reserve, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
January 20, 2015
Size: ~4mm
Found in sandy Burton Mesa chaparral habitat on Purisima manzanita (Arctostaphylos purissima)

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Moth - Tridentaforma Moth - Tridentaforma

Moved tentatively, may be a species complex
Moved from Clothes Moths.

Moved from Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

I looked too and came up with the same Genus. I went through all of the spread species for this genus and came up with nothing. There surely haven't been many recorded in California. I suspicion this one could possibly fall into the realm of 0275 – Nemapogon variatella. I will leave it here for the experts to see.

Kind of looks like some of the Nemapogon sp.?

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