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Small tanish moth - Scopula umbilicata

Small tanish moth - Scopula umbilicata
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
March 13, 2015
Size: size of a dime
This moth is very small. It is light tan color.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I agree. These are pretty common around here, but you should look at all the pictures to see just how variable they can be. This is pretty one.

Walter, it would aid in getting an ID if you would rotate your moth the vertical and crop square before uploading to the guide. Makes the lines much easier to see. Thanks.

 
Rotated
A copy of the moth uploaded where you can see it as if it was sitting right in front of you.

 
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Well done. Thanks. Please do it on all submissions in the future.

I'd guess a Scopula, such as
I'd guess a Scopula, such as umbilicata compare with .

 
Looks like it
It does look like it

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