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Diaphania modialis

Diaphania modialis
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
October 15, 2017
Size: about 20 mm WS
Porch light visitor at dawn. Can these be reliably sexed?


Subjective call
Bob, the female has bushy pencils, while the male's is rather skimpy. The extremes are easy to determine, but the "in-betweens" not so, and best not try.
This one would be a female, and this pne, a male.

Diaphania modialis
Thank you Robert. That's really very helpful information that I couldn't find anywhere else. I can now see that my specimen is an "in between".

Moved from ID Request.

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