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Unknown Cossid? - Panthea apanthea - male

Unknown Cossid? - Panthea apanthea - Male
Catron County, New Mexico, USA
August 24, 2016
Size: wingspan = 32 mm
Specimen was collected at Pueblo Park campground in the Apache National Forest at 6200' elevation in a Ponderosa pine forest. The specimen lacks a proboscis, but has a frenulum and retinaculum.

Moved- I agree
Moved from ID Request.

Might even be a state record for NM, wasn't reported from there in the original description.

 
Thanks!! The appearance fits
Thanks!! The appearance fits very well. I was fooled by the absence of a proboscis, but the Panthea paper by Gary Anweiler in Zookeys states that this species has rudimentary mouth parts.

Panthea (male)
The small size, coupled with the lack of any clear contrasting lines make this likely to be Panthea apanthea.

 
Thanks very much!!
Thanks very much!!

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