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Maybe it's a moth - Esperia sulphurella

Maybe it's a moth - Esperia sulphurella
Alameda County, California, USA
March 19, 2010
Size: ~3/8 in., 10 mm
It looks rather mothlike in side view.

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Maybe it's a moth - Esperia sulphurella Maybe it's a moth - Esperia sulphurella

Your image below is the first apparent
live image of this species but may not have been as identifiable. I just wanted to get a link to it on this page.

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1057 - Esperia sulphurella
First live photo from North America that I've seen of this European immigrant (in California 40+ years). Larva feed under bark of fallen or cut oak. (no rsvp, thanks)

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