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Photo#25761
Moth- what kind? - Sthenopis auratus

Moth- what kind? - Sthenopis auratus
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
July 26, 2002
Size: 1 inch long+

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Hepialidae
Looks like one of the Ghost Moths, Sthenopis auratus maybe???
Hodges# 22

 
well, it sure looks similar t
well, it sure looks similar to that-from the poor photos on the internet that I looked up-it sort of looks like the one I found here:
www.eeb.uconn.edu/ faculty/Wagner/Wagner.htm but not really. It's not in my Moth book.

thanks

Jo

 
Gold-spotted Ghost Moth
I agree with Dennis on Sthenopis auratus. With that pattern of gold spots on the forewing, I think there's nothing else it could be. Image moved to new Guide page.

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