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Toothed Phigalia

Phigalia denticulata


Adult male: 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. Hindwing light gray with toothed median line and diffuse speckling; female has vestigial wings and cannot fly. (information from BugGuide)


On the side of a building within a City park


I found this moth and 14 others resting on the side of a building, early in the day. The morning sun was just rising and the temperature was 34 degrees F.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Spotted on Feb 11, 2013
Submitted on Feb 14, 2013

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