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Freeman's Palpita Moth

Palpita freemanalis

Description:

Seen at mercury vapor light sheet.

Habitat:

In my garden, Fort Worth, Texas.

Notes:

The wingspan is 20–22 mm. There are two distinct forms. The early spring form is dark brownish grey and larger than the summer form, which is yellowish orange. Adults have been recorded from March to September, with most records from August.

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Saturniidae27
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Saturniidae27

Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Spotted on Aug 15, 2020
Submitted on Aug 15, 2020

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