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Chlorosea banksaria

Chlorosea banksaria

Description:

Small moth. Approx. 1" at widest point. Light green with an orange & mauve border.

Habitat:

On the wall of my house in the forest under the light at night

Notes:

http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.ed...

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6 Comments

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 months ago

Typo btw... I fixed it. ;-)

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 months ago

Fantastic. I like range extenders.

libtech0
libtech0 3 months ago

Turns out it is Chloresia banksaria :)

libtech0
libtech0 3 months ago

Thank you Mark! I saw there was another spotting about 120 miles north 6 years ago! My neighbor has also seen them rarely.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 3 months ago

Welcome to Project Noah.
An interesting occurence if correct. The species seems to stay around the south-east corner of the USA. Maybe it hitched a ride.
http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.ed...

libtech0
libtech0 3 months ago

Not an endemic species

libtech0
Spotted by
libtech0

Oregon, USA

Spotted on Jun 21, 2020
Submitted on Jun 23, 2020

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