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Scopula umbilicata - Scopula benitaria

Scopula umbilicata - Scopula benitaria
29.797499, -100.998049, Val Verde County, Texas, USA
June 22, 2017

Scopula benitaria
Chris Schmidt agrees that this Scopula benitaria. If you are interested in having this added to MPG, please send me an email. Thanks!

Moved from Scopula.

Moved from Geometrid Moths.

Looks more like what I call Scopula benitaria in my files. Unfortunately the ones I have sent to BOLD have not supported my personal ID. They come back some Scopula not recognized here.

Scopula benitaria
I agree this looks like Scopula benitaria. The live images of that species at MPG were incorrectly identified and have been removed.

Thanks for the vote of confidence. Have recently sent some more specimens to BOLD and purposely chose the lighter yellow ones.


Been wondering about one of the other Scopula species though... It seems to be lacking the black spots at the apex on the forewings, as in these.

Disclaimer: not an expert.

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