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White with Orange - Probably 3731.96 - Sparganothis n. sp. - Cenopis unicolorana

White with Orange - Probably 3731.96 - Sparganothis n. sp. - Cenopis unicolorana
Osceola County, Florida, USA
March 23, 2010
Size: .25-.50 inch
Day flyer on native sedges. At first I thought it was a Snowy Urola Moth which I have seen around here, but on closer inspection I saw it wasn't shiny.

I couldn't find any similar coloration under Crambid Snout Moths (Crambidae) so am I that far off?

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White with Orange - Probably 3731.96 - Sparganothis n. sp. - Cenopis unicolorana Crambid Snout Moth? -- White with Orange - Cenopis unicolorana

Moved
Moved from Sparganothis.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Probably 3731.96 - Sparganothis n. sp.
This is a pretty good match for a specimen from Alabama found in the Mississippi Entomological Museum where it is labeled as an undescribed new species. (no rsvp, thanks)

Not a lep expert, but
some Tortricids have a similar look to them. You may want to look around there while you wait for expert input.

 
still no luck
Thanks for your tip. I now know that not every moth that looks like it has a "snout" is a snout moth so I'm learning ;)

I still didn't find a good match although this one looked a little similar but again, it is shiny whereas the one I photographed didn't have the shine.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/379551#640692

also, wish I had a better closeup so I could see the antenna style

Appreciate your help!

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