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Superfamily Adeloidea - Fairy Moths and kin

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Fairy moth,  Adelidae - Adela punctiferella Thorp's Fairy Moth - Adela thorpella - male Adela septentrionella male? - Adela trigrapha - male This was shot in the surpentine poor habitat. Red Hills BLM land, CA  - Adela trigrapha Mini Hilltopping Event 1  - Adela trigrapha - male White Striped Black Moth - Adela trigrapha Adela caeruleella - male Adela ridingsella

Persimmon Leaf Miner ID Request - Coptodisca diospyriella Heliozelidae, Shield Bearer Moths, on Grape, opening - Heliozela aesella Coptodisca lucifluella St. Andrews leaf miner on Vaccinium corymbosum SA1063 2017 1 - Coptodisca Heliozela aesella - Hodges#0230 - Heliozela aesella Brunswick Blythe Island leaf miner on Vaccinium arboreum D1384 2019 1 - Coptodisca matheri Lake Crabtree leaf miner on Salix nigra D1818 Coptodisca saliciella 2019 6 - Coptodisca saliciella Wrightwood Park leaf miner on Vitis vulpina D2485 2020 2.1 - Aspilanta oinophylla

MOTH? - Paraclemensia acerifoliella Maple Leafcutter - Paraclemensia acerifoliella Weird Maple Ravioli Larva - Paraclemensia acerifoliella Paraclemensia acerifoliella? - Paraclemensia acerifoliella Lepidoptera/Moth? - Oecophoridae? - Paraclemensia acerifoliella Moths resting on stone in creek - Paraclemensia acerifoliella Moths resting on stone in creek - Paraclemensia acerifoliella Ginger moth  - Paraclemensia acerifoliella

Hodges#200.1 Yucca Moth okay just guessing on this...can this be a yucca moth? Prodoxidae - Yucca Moths - Lampronia Moth found in Yucca flower possible? Prodoxus quinquepunctella or  Doa ampla Prodoxidae, Bogus Yucca Moth, cocoon & pupa - Prodoxus Prodoxus decipiens?

Unknown moth - Tridentaforma fuscoleuca Unknown Moth! - Tridentaforma Unknown Moth! - Tridentaforma Moth - Tridentaforma fuscoleuca Moth - Tridentaforma Small Moth - Tridentaforma Tridentaforma Tridentaforma