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The Wedgling ♀

Galgula partita

Habitat:

Suburban yard

Notes:

Adult males have reddish-brown to grayish forewings in male, while these are shiny dark brownish-maroon to blackish in females.

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3 Comments

Machi
Machi 5 years ago

Thank you so much for the confirmation Mark! I looked into it and the females usually have this coloration

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Ken Childs pic (#1) is colored most like yours here http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

They sure are variable but your ID looks ok to me.

Machi
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Machi

Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 24, 2015
Submitted on Mar 28, 2015

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