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Extremely shiny gold moth - Crambus

Extremely shiny gold moth - Crambus
Eugene, Lane County, Oregon, USA
August 17, 2018
I found this moth outside around 11pm after leaving the porch light on for a few hours. It was very reflective in person, almost like an actual piece of polished gold.

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Extremely shiny gold moth - Crambus Extremely shiny gold moth - Crambus

Moved, Crambus

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I believe it belongs in the genus Crambus, but I can't tell what kind of grass-veneer it is

found same moth on Milkweed i
found same moth on Milkweed in Berwyn, IL in August

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