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Scoliopteryx libatrix


TL 23mm. Purplish gray FW has wide streak of mottled orange scales through basal and median areas that resemble glowing embers. Whitish PM line is double, curving sharply inward near costa. Basal and orbicular spots are white. HOSTS: Poplar and willow. NOTE: Adults hibernate through winter months.


Moth sheet close to mixed woodland and field.


Location is approx. Description taken from "Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America", all credit goes to it.

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Now this is a splendid moth!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 9 years ago

Thanks Telse! Me too!

Telse 9 years ago

Awesome Moth Fyn. I love Moth season.

Fyn Kynd
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Fyn Kynd

Maine, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2013
Submitted on May 14, 2013

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