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ID requested - Evergestis rimosalis

ID requested - Evergestis rimosalis
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA
July 3, 2014
Size: Wingspan ~30mm
On porch screen early am

Moved from Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

Thanks - I'm sure you are rig
Thanks - I'm sure you are right. I'm a rank amateur and this species was not in the Peterson guide, although the somewhat similar Evergestis pallidata (which is included) might have given me a hint. In more natural light the wings look fairly translucent - not as dark as my photo. I've replaced the posted photo with a slightly lighter one.

I suggest
Evergestis rimosalis - Cross-striped Cabbageworm - Hodges#4898

forewing light brownish-gray with dark gray smudged patches, irregular median and PM lines, and pale apical patch - the apical patch is most prominent in the photo you have posted even though the photo is rather dark; hindwing white with dark gray apical shading and dark discal spot

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