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Photo#1031633
Moth - Paranthrene robiniae

Moth - Paranthrene robiniae
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
July 28, 2014
The moth is sitting on a goldenrod. I took the photo just before sunset in the river valley. Am I correct in thinking this moth has no mouth parts?

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Moth - Paranthrene robiniae Moth - Paranthrene robiniae

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MOTH ID
I would agree it is most likely P. robiniae (western poplar borer).

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Sorry for the lack of responses...
I suspect that the angle makes for a challenging ID. My guess (and it is just that) would be something like the Western Poplar Clearwing:



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