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another grey moth - Protoboarmia porcelaria - male

another grey moth - Protoboarmia porcelaria - Male
Albion, Calhoun County, Michigan, USA
May 28, 2015
This small grey moth was clinging to the outside wall of my workshop several days in a row. I'd had one grey moth back on April 14 but this is not it. I hope you might help me ID this one. Thanks!

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Thanks to everyone who worked
Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to identify this little moth. You are all a great crew!

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I would think more in the are
I would think more in the area of Genus Irridopsis. The phigalia you referenced has the AM and PM almost meeting in the center.

 
Or perhaps -
Protoboarmia porcelaria?

 
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Peter, Yours is a better suggestion . I DID notice that there were none of the telltale hollow spots on the forewing and hind-wing but did not take the time to look up pictures because I did not think I could make a species ID anyway. However, I still cannot be sure of an ID.

 
Y'know, if the indentation yo
Y'know, if the indentation you are talking about is the horizontal dimpling pattern on the , maybe I am just the most suggestible person in the world, but I think I see a very subtle similarity in , not so wide and not so deep as in the former.

 
Oh! Thanks for getting to thi
Oh! Thanks for getting to this so fast. I know the list must be long these days and I do appreciate the care you both have given this little moth. The P. porcelaria does look very similar to the one I sent in. Thanks again so much.

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