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Hylephila phyleus - male

Hylephila phyleus - Male
Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Gardens, Claremont, Los Angeles County, California, USA
October 3, 2006
Taking nectar in Senecio flaccidus (Creek Senecio).

Note the stigma with raised scales (pheromone-emitting gland) in the middle of the forewing.