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square - Cisthene deserta

square - Cisthene deserta
Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California, USA
September 1, 2013
Size: 9 mm

Moved from ID Request.

Looks Like 8063 - Cistene deserta
...only Cisthene with this forewing pattern.

Please contact me at regarding permission to display on Plates at Moth Photographers Group selected photos of moths that you post here at BugGuide. Thanks, B.P.

I've never seen a living specimen so I'm not positive
but this looks exactly like pinned specimens I've seen of Cisthene deserta. I'd wait for an expert to confirm, but if my suspicion is right then it would be the first live photo for BugGuide.

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