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White-tipped black

Melanchroia chephise


The White-tipped black is a daytime moth in the family Geometridae. Black with white-tipped forewings, orange thorax, and feathery antennae.


Spotted on a flowering shrub at the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas.


The wingspan is about 33 mm. Adults are on wing from September to December.

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Mission, Texas, United States

Spotted on Nov 15, 2020
Submitted on Dec 15, 2020

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