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ID request  - Ormenaria rufifascia

ID request - Ormenaria rufifascia
Sun City Center Nature Trail, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
August 16, 2016
Critter designed by a committee, apparently.
Thank you for the diagnosis, John and Jane.
Second image shows the same moth a day later.

Images of this individual: tag all
ID request  - Ormenaria rufifascia ID request  - Ormenaria rufifascia

Moved
Moved from Moths and caterpillars covered by fungus. Yes, Yurika, we like that much better, though we don't know how to confirm it is actually that species :(

 
It might help to know...
...that this species was abundant in exactly the same spot in late May. They disappeared in early June. I just posted images from that May brood here:

Thanks Yurika for the steer.

How about this?

 
It may be helpful...
...to quote Matt Edmonds' comment for that image here:

These hoppers can be decimated by fungus in a wet year and take a couple years for their numbers to return.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Looks like a moth
attacked by a fungus

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