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Spotting

Description:

Smaller white primarily, with brown markings, and large bulging eyes.

Habitat:

Observed at a County nature Preserve lying on the boardwalk. The area was mixed with some open areas around the butterfly garden to oaks and pines across the boardwalk.

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4 Comments

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 6 years ago

Maybe Species Parapoynx allionealis - Watermilfoil Leafcutter
http://bugguide.net/node/view/12321

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 6 years ago

No, not plume. It looks to me like something in the Tribe Spilomelini, or Tribe Nymphulini, I'm not sure...looks like some kind of Crambid Snout Moth though.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/44071/bgpa...
http://bugguide.net/node/view/44078/bgpa...

Ric3
Ric3 6 years ago

I just looked the Plume Moth up. They seem to be much thinner/skinnier; and look like a "T". Not sure they fit my picture, Thanks.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 6 years ago

I think it is a Plume Moth....(maybe).

Ric3
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Ric3

Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2013
Submitted on Feb 15, 2015

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