Seen during the day, this species is active from the beginning of summer to the beginning of autumn. Look for them in the coastal grasses and adjacent meadows and marshes.
Details of the:
Red-Shouldered Ctenucha Moth
Category: Butterfly or Moth
Common name: Red-Shouldered Ctenucha Moth
Scientific Name: Ctenucha rubroscapus
Size (Adult, Length): 15mm to 20mm (0.59in to 0.79in)
Identifying Colors: black, red, orange, blue, white
Additional Descriptors: flying, bee, wasp, large, tipped
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): California; Oregon; Washington
* Keep in mind that an insect's reach is not limited by lines on a map and therefore may appear in areas/regions/states beyond those listed above.