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brown+beige-white-mottled micro-moth with plumy wing-tips

brown+beige-white-mottled micro-moth with plumy wing-tips
Santa Ana Mountains, Orange County, California, USA
March 15, 2020
Size: ~ 7 mm
Found on cool, rainy day.
It was slowly moving around on a stucco wall; seemingly looking for ovipositing locations.

It resembles some Gelechiidae, but where are the palpi ...

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Thanks, Aaron !
That explains the lack of maxillary palpi, which points to genus Pigritia.
I have not yet found a match to species, but there are apparently many undescribed species.

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