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189 - Sicya macularia

189 - Sicya macularia
Soquel, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
August 5, 2012

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189 - Sicya macularia 189 - Sicya macularia

Moved from Moths.

First one submitted to Bugguide for California!

Sicya species
Probably S. macularia

Thanks, Libby!
Incidentally, the first image is a bit deceptive because, to me at least, the moth appears concave, like a scoop, with the lateral edges held high. This is not the case! It is easy to see in the second shot that the wings are held high over the body, and the lateral edges are low. The position of the wings is the same in both shots.

Possibly another Sicya macularia
It looks quite a bit different but it seems like this could be another of the same species:

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