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Unid. Micro

Unid. Micro
at home, Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
November 24, 2016
Size: < 10 mm
At blacklight. Gelechiidae or Cosmopterigidae maybe?

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Moved from Twirler Moths and kin. Thanks, Kyle. Terry Harrison comments, "I agree with Kyhl Austin that your moth is a cosmopterigid, and that structurally/behaviorally it looks similar to Pyroderces. I don't see a match on the BOLD taxonomy browser (where badia and rileyi are placed in Anatrachyntis, whereas albistrigella is retained in Pyroderces). So, Cosmopterigidae would be as far as I can go with it."

I vote Cosmopterigidae...posture resembles Pyroderces

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