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Black-barred Brown

Plagiomimicus pityochromus


Small to medium-sized moth. Pale brown with darker markings. The fragmented dark spots in the middle of the forewing are usually fused into a bar-like marking.


Attracted to lights at a building surrounded by dense deciduous forest. Nearby are agricultural fields and rural townships.

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Ohio, USA

Lat: 38.76, Long: -83.46

Spotted on Aug 25, 2011
Submitted on Feb 20, 2013

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