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Slug Moth-which one?

Slug Moth-which one?
Jim Thorpe, Carbon County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 22, 2009
Size: 7 mm


MPG and BugGuide images by Ma
MPG and BugGuide images by Mark Dreiling have been moved to Heterogenea shurtleffi?


Moved from Moths.

I'm wondering if this might b
I'm wondering if this might be Heterogenea shurtleffi since I'm finding quite a few of these (larvae) and I can't find a good photo of the moth.

only Pic I have ofa4657 is in Wagner's book
Did you also look at 4663 – Lithacodes fiskeanus? there are some good shots at MGP

Only online images of 4657 are pinned, not live.

Now that does look like that.
Now that does look like that. I'd go with Lithacodes fiskeanus-which has no guide page here-BTW. Is the larvae in Wagner's book? Silly me, I'll go look. Thanks! ^__^

Oh, and
I made you a page for your little lovely

Oh you can make pages? Cool!
Oh you can make pages? Cool!

it's our secret 8;)
actually, I've been allowed to to it for about a year now, but it took me a long time to figure out how to do it the right way; I'm trying to chip in and do it more often b/c we've gotten a bit of a backlog at times.

I'm glad you know how to do i
I'm glad you know how to do it-I won't even want to try-but one thing I could do to help is to be able to move things to the right pages-I noticed-people sending stuff they already IDed (without question) to ID request and not to the right pages. That's sort of a waste of time for the staff I would think. I try to keep up with mine!

pg. 38
In my copy of Wagner, it's on page 38--Red-Eyed Button Slug. I don't see L.fiskeanus, only L. fasciola on pg. 40.

You have me wondering if the
You have me wondering if the caterpillars I have been finding and are IDed here as L.fasciola -which don't match Wagner's book might also be L. fisleanus. They have much less Red on them. Wait am I getting my caterpillars mixed up-I'm confused now.

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