Moth at Cedars of Lebanon State Park - Mellilla xanthometata
Cedars of Lebanon State Park, Tennessee, USA April 11, 2017 Size: approx 1.2 cm
Flew at about 4 PM, landed on finger, windy day
May be a Litter moth - long labial palps with fork, antennae strange not really bipectinate-parasite infection?. Can't find image in new Peterson guide or on the bugguide pages or mpg.
Contributed by Rick Snider on 21 April, 2017 - 11:02am Last updated 21 April, 2017 - 1:49pm
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