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Brown Scoopwing

Calledapteryx dryopterata

Description:

Orange-brown forward wing has dark edging to scooped-out section along outer margin. AM and PM lines are incomplete. Rectangular patch at midpoint of inner margin is edged blackish. UNCOMMON Host is Nannyberry and wild-raisin

Habitat:

rich mesic woods

Notes:

This moth is uncommon but I usually see them here. One night I had 3 of them at the blacklight.

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DianePlatcoBrooks
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DianePlatcoBrooks

Corning, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 20, 2013
Submitted on Jul 27, 2013

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