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Orange-patched Smoky Moth - Pyromorpha dimidiata

Orange-patched Smoky Moth - Pyromorpha dimidiata
Cedars of Lebanon State Park, Wilson County, Tennessee, USA
May 11, 2007
Size: 3/4 inch long
This resembles the Lichen Moths except for having the dark central back band instead of a solid orange area across the wings. It was in the mixed hardwood/cedar forest of central Tennessee.

Looks like a Black and Yellow
Looks like a Black and Yellow Lichen Moth to me. Hodges #8087.

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whatever it is, it's a great
whatever it is, it's a great mimic of Calopteron terminale

 
Zygaenidae
Orange-patched Smoky Moth, Pyromorpha dimidiata

 
I've checked out the two opti
I've checked out the two options and it is definately the Orange-patched Smoky Moth. Thanks very much!

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