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moth - Furcula scolopendrina

moth - Furcula scolopendrina
UC Sagehen Creek Field Station, Nevada County, California, USA
July 29, 2006
Size: 15mm
Furcula sp.?
Photos are of same specimen. Came to UV light.

Probably 7940 - Furcula scolopendrina, a Difficult Species Group
... found pretty much throughout California. The four species of Furcula known for western Canada are shown here at CBIF

thanks Bob
Moved to new species page. There are only three Furcula species listed as being in California in the California Moth Database: F. scolopendrina, F. nivea, and F. cinerea. The forewings on F. cinerea are more grey than on my specimen; F. nivea occurs only in southern CA (and doesn't look like my specimen, either), so that leaves F. scolopendrina which looks like a good match.

Yes, looks like a White Furcula
Furcula borealis - Hodges#7936. An interesting find!

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