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Moth for ID - Amydria erecta

Moth for ID - Amydria erecta
Santee, San Diego County, California, USA
June 6, 2013
Size: Forewing length 6 mm
Found at UV light near Santee Lakes


0334.1 - Amydria erecta (Braun, 1923)
This appears in the checklist at MPG as Acrolophus mss. sp. Davis & Jump, and will be corrected to Amydria erecta (Braun, 1923).

The moth is listed in a paper by John Brown and Katherine Bash (Journ. Res. Lepid., 36:45-78, 1997 [2000]) reporting lepidoptera of the Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar, Sand Diego County. A specimen is shown at BOLD.

Miramar moths
Near as I can tell my yard backs north up to Region 10 on the map given in the Brown and Bash reference. Their paper will be a very useful reference.

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