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Black and brown moth - Autographa californica

Black and brown moth - Autographa californica
Delta, British Columbia, Canada
June 16, 2014
Size: about 2 cm long
This moth was sleeping on an intake vent on the outside of our building.

Moved from Plusiinae.

Autographa californica
Black dash connecting PM line and ST line about one-third distance from costa along ST line is one of the distinguishing features for A. californica.

Moved from Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

Trichoplusia ni??
Possibly Cabbage Looper, Trichoplusia ni?

Ni moth
Thanks! That looks right, and the ones you have in this corner of the continent are a close match.