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Anacamptodes Moth

Anacamptodes obliquaria

Habitat:

Porch light

Notes:

This my first mobile upload! :)

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Geometrid Moth
Iridopsis sp. Genus Iridopsis - BugGuide.Net


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2 Comments

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 6 years ago

Thanks!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

This looks like either Iridopsis sancta or Iridopsis obliquaria. Both are relatively common in Arizona with I. sancta reported from mid-February to July and I. obliquaria almost all year. Judging from the flight periods, I. obliquaria should be the one on flight. However, I would not worry about one month, especially in Arizona. With only one record of I. sancta on BugGuide.net, and one pinned specimen on Moth Photographers Group (http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.ed...), I am not sure I am willing to eliminate I. sancta as a possibility.

JoshuaGSmith
Spotted by
JoshuaGSmith

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Spotted on Jan 5, 2015
Submitted on Jan 5, 2015

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