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Hodges #5216 - Diaphania costata - male

Hodges #5216 - Diaphania costata - Male
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
April 13, 2012
Size: Wingspread ≈23mm
Attracted to outdoor light in the evening, photo taken next day: Shown is the picture taken after the first photo when the moth had escaped and settled on the ground nearby. Provides an early in the year record of the species for Florida. ID based on the distinctive "knob" at the base of the antennae.