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The brown scribble moth - Apogeshna stenialis

The brown scribble moth - Apogeshna stenialis
Maplesville, Chilton County, Alabama, USA
April 21, 2018
This yellow and brown moth had two small black dots on his thorax, resembling a bow tie. Under that he had a yellow oval with the posterior half lined with a dark brown ellipse. He had 2-3 more black dots around his basal line which was brown and splotchy. His AM line was dark brown and swept down from the costa to the inner margin to form the shape of a big tongue. Adjoining the AM line posteriorly were 3-4 more brown loops and squiggles. His PM line looked like a conglomeration of chain links, about seven on each forewing, all coming together in anterior fashion at the anal angle of the hindwing. His subterminal line was bold and dark at the costa, but thinned as it made its way to the anal angle. He had double terminal lines and white fringe. From his fringe, the exposed segments of his abdomen were in this order: White, dark brown, straw, white, straw, white, dark brown, white tip.

Moved from ID Request.


5177 – Checkered Apogeshna Moth – Apogeshna stenialis
Yes, looks like a match. Thanks.

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