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Oak Winter Highflier (Hydriomena nubilofasciata)? - Hydriomena nubilofasciata

Oak Winter Highflier (Hydriomena nubilofasciata)? - Hydriomena nubilofasciata
Orcutt, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
February 26, 2012
Size: ~1.5cm length
Attracted to porch light in residential area, coast live oaks present in vicinity

Moved from Larentiinae.

Moved from Moths.

Yes, this is the Oak Winter Highflyer, Hydriomena nubilofasciata. This is probably a female, demonstrating the narrow wings and more muted patterns of her sex. It is identififed as nubilofasciata by the straight bands and the broad dark bars on the front edge of the forewing.

Beautiful specimen!

Thanks for the confirmation :o)

Do you know if I am right about her compatriots below also being Oak Winter Highfliers?

Moved them
Check out the specimens on the info page. I'm going through all of the California images today.

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