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small beauty - Tyta luctuosa

small beauty - Tyta luctuosa
Corvallis, Benton County, Oregon, USA
July 21, 2017
Size: ~12mm
Caught this small beauty at my porch light on 07/21/17, but held it overnight to photograph it during daylight.

First Oregon record of this introduced species on BugGuide

Thanks for the species ID!
Thanks, Kyhl! I see it was introduced to combat bindweed and I unfortunately have plenty of that in my yard.

another record from Oregon in 2010
I see that a specimen of this species was collected at Baskett Slough NWR in 2010. That's not too far away from where I live. Here is a link to a photo of that earlier specimen...

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