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moth - Brenthia pavonacella

moth - Brenthia pavonacella
Donalds, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
May 24, 2007
tiny, maybe 5mm long or so.

Looks like a Choreutidae, pos
Looks like a Choreutidae, possibly Hodges#2627 Brenthia pavonacella

Looks Like a Good Match for that species....
... at All-Leps Barcoding Project

thanks both
It was strutting around like a little peacock! Had never seen a moth quite like it.

That's IT !! Peacock Brenthia.....
Pavo is "Peacock" in Latin, and this thought obviously occured to the describer, J. Brackenridge Clemens (1860).

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