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Geometridae - Ennominae? - Phaeoura quernaria - male

Geometridae - Ennominae? - Phaeoura quernaria - Male
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
March 7, 2016
Size: Forewing ≈20mm
Attracted to black light. Shape, size and season would be consistent with 6763 Phaeoura quenaria (Oak Beauty) of which I have several in my files, but wing pattern is not as far as I can tell. I would appreciate help.

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I did!!
Thank you, Kyhl for commenting so promptly, but look at my original statement: I have some problem matching this one. Who knows, it may be one of its "variants" even though I have not yet found that kind.

 
Curious one
Peter, my initial reaction was a Texas Gray (6443), based on the coloration, but it clearly is not that. The PM on the HW, didn't look right to me, for an Oak Beauty (6763), not to mention lack of white patches. The scalloped wings remind me of a Giant Gray (6745). Wish I could be more help. The only thing I can say, with any degree of certainty, this is something in Phaeoura
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Sorry, I didn't read your comment.
It's a highly variable species. Have you checked out the images on MPG?

 
What else could it be?
Yes, I looked at MPG and the BugGuide posts and almost all images show at least an indication of white at the ends of the AM and PM lines where they hit the costa. Those that don't are not good matches - but, I agree, there is so much variability that mine may fit in after all. I just needed some encouragement. Thanks for providing it.

 
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There are a few examples on BOLD that look similar to yours.

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