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Arizona Moth - possible Ypsolopha flavistrigella Hodges 2381 - Megacraspedus plutella

Arizona Moth - possible Ypsolopha flavistrigella Hodges 2381 - Megacraspedus plutella
Miller Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
September 15, 2015
On sheet with UV black light. A commonly seen small micro about 5mm long, close to Ypsolopha flavistrigella Hodges 2381, but would feel better with any agreement (or not) before placing.

or Megacraspedus exilis
M. plutella seems reasonable for now but see my comments here and under Remarks on the Info page here.

Moved, Megacraspedus plutella
Moved from Twirler Moths and kin. Looks like a good match for the individual identified by Terry Harrison.

size?
Is it possible you got the size wrong? Any other shots? I'm thinking my guess below may be a bad one.

Moved
Moved from Moths.

Dichomeris sp.?
Kind of a wild guess and I'm probably wrong but some of the species in Dichomeris have palps like this and the wings approach this shape.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Don't recognize ...
Ypsolopha flavistrigella is a much larger moth. The similar looking Coleotechnites albicostata is an eastern moth. I'd look for something with similar palps and head vestiture.
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