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moth rose-brown & yellow - Lychnosea helveolaria

moth rose-brown & yellow - Lychnosea helveolaria
Rocky Mountain National Park, Larimer County, Colorado, USA
August 16, 1999
Size: Costal FW ~19.5
Seen on Black Canyon Trail, Rocky Mountain NP, ~7700' elevation. Any help with its ID is much appreciated.


Thanks so much!
Thanks for identifying and moving this moth. IT is much appreciated.

I suggest . One example on MPG has much darker coloration and it has been seen in Colorada.

Lychnosea helveolaria
This L. helveolaria really does resemble my moth in every structural detail that I can compare, including the sculpturing of the top brownish band, the scalloped edging of the lower band, and the shape of the fore wings and hindwings. I am amazed at the difference in color. THanks so much for this ID. It is much appreciated.

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