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Toothed Phigalia Moth

Phigalia denticulata


Mottled gray with dark lines; Forewing mottled gray with thin black wavy lines; PM line sharply-toothed near costa, bulging inward above inner margin where it usually approaches median line.


Deciduous forest near a farm pond. Forest contains oaks, hickories, sweet gum, elm). Midlands of South Carolina


Attracted to a porch light. New addition to for December in South Carolina. This is a male, as females have vestigial wings and cannot fly.

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South Carolina, USA

Lat: 33.62, Long: -81.96

Spotted on Dec 31, 2010
Submitted on Jan 13, 2013

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