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Moth - Caripeta aretaria - male

Moth - Caripeta aretaria - Male
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
April 12, 2015
Size: 1-2 in. wide

Moved
Moved from Caripeta.

Moved
It looks like aretaria and is known from multiple counties on the other side of the TN border, but I will leave its specific ID to an expert.

Moved from ID Request.

This could be a Southern Pin
This could be a Southern Pine Looper - Hodges#6869 (Caripeta aretaria)


The BG Info page indicates it is a rare or threatened species in parts of its range. Maybe someone will comment on this.

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