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Coloradia with striped abdomen at lights - Coloradia doris

Coloradia with striped abdomen at lights - Coloradia doris
6 miles NW Lyons, Boulder County, Colorado, USA
June 14, 2017
Size: Forewing ~31 mm
This Coloradia was also attracted to lights (along with # 1385486) in the CO foothills at ~ 6400' elevation. It is much lighter and I cannot tell if it is Coloradia doris (which we see more often) or a C. pandora. Some of the images on BugGuide and MPG have at least one female C. pandora with this abdomen. Any help in determining its species is most appreciated.

Moved- C. doris
Moved from Coloradia.


June flight, nearly transparent hindwings, and shape of antemedial line all suggest C. doris.

 
Thanks
Thanks for this ID and your comments on the possible C. pandora. They are much appreciated. These moths are so variable!

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