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unknown, probably Gelechiid

unknown, probably Gelechiid
Foley, Baldwin County, Alabama, USA
October 6, 2015
same as

Moved from Autostichidae.

Moved from Twirler Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

Mystery gelechiid
Yes, it is the same as the moth in the linked image. Did you happen to collect this one? I am very interested in dissecting a male of this moth.

I did not but am looking every night for more so I can try to collect one.

Thanks to Robert and Royal for generously providing specimens, as a result of which I was able to dissect and photograph male and female genitalia of this moth. I sent the photos to Sangmi Lee, JF Landry, Vazrick Nazari, David Adamski, and Richard Brown. The consensus is that this moth is an undescribed species of Autostichidae.

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