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schinia volupia - Schinia volupia

schinia volupia - Schinia volupia
Eastern, Oklahoma, USA
May 2, 2003
Size: 13mm
Schinia masonia

schinia volupia (11106)
This moth is Schinia volupia. S. volupia is common in Oklahoma, whereas, Schinia masoni has never been found in Oklahoma. Check the fotos and range maps for both at "Moths of North America" site. Charles's picture is a great foto, that is why I noticed that it was not S. masoni.

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Beautiful colors and
Beautiful colors and a neat example of cryptic coloration!


Stephen Cresswell
Buckhannon, WV

Wow, lovely
Great find and amazing natural history.

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