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White-tipped black

Melanchroia chephise

Description:

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

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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

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Brian38
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Brian38

Mission, Texas, United States

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

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