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Moth - Arispe cestalis

Moth - Arispe cestalis
Joshua, Riverside County, California, USA
April 21, 2015
Found in Joshua Tree N.P. No idea.

A-ha! Not a crambid at all! This appears to be Arispe cestalis.

 
I saw the pinned spmn here when moving the Hypsopygia
I noticed it had the same color scheme, but I didn’t bother to check to see if it matched these. I almost had it! There aren’t any live images at MPG or BOLD, and these are the first for BugGuide, so they’re a nice addition for sure!

Pyrausta zonalis?
Closest I can find, but I'm not convinced.

 
I considered it too
I looked through the MPG plates, and Pyrausta was my best idea. The lines look close, anyway…

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

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