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A kind of snout moth? - Lipographis umbrella

A kind of snout moth? - Lipographis umbrella
Goleta, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
September 2, 2015
Size: ~0.75" long
A kind of snout moth? Found several of these making flights during the day when vegetation was disturbed. Plants they were landing on included Alkali Heath and Pickleweed. This was in a small valley on the border of Ellwood Mesa / Santa Barbara Shores County Park and the abandoned Ocean Meadows golf course. Tried to get this identified through BAMONA but they were not able to identify it. Moth was taking short flights and landing in area with pickle-weed in valley area of Santa Barbara Shores park near mountain bike trail. Several of these were flying out of the pickle-weed once disturbed. Partly cloudy day in the 70's F with light breezes. This moth definitely has a snout but I can't match its wing color and designs to any images on here or the web so far.

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A kind of snout moth? - Lipographis umbrella A kind of snout moth? - Lipographis umbrella

Have been watching this one. Congratulations on a terrific contribution to the Guide on your first submission! Keep it up!

Moved from Lipographis umbrella.

Seems like the most likely candidate given the description of umbrella being the most brightly marked individual with a reddish brown wing color and dark streaks.

Moved from Lipographis.

Moved from Phycitinae.

I'll consult the fascicle tomorrow - were there any specimens taken?

Moved from Pyralid Moths.

Moved from Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

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