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Huge pterophorid - Hellinsia balanotes

Huge pterophorid - Hellinsia balanotes
Block Island, Washington County, Rhode Island, USA
August 18, 2015
Size: ~37-39mm
Which Pterophorids around here can get so big? Nearly 4cm wingspan is by far the largest I've ever seen. Properly mounted and spread, the wingspan is surely over 4cm; the moth posed with the wings not quite parallel. Is there any option other than a very far north Hellinsia balanotes? The pattern seems to match and MPG has a record in southern New Jersey.

Moved from Pterophorini.

Moved from Pterophorinae.

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