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Hodges #8386 - Speckled Renia? - Hodges #8378 - Renia salusalis - male

Hodges #8386 - Speckled Renia? - Hodges #8378 - Renia salusalis - Male
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
April 28, 2018
Size: Forewing ≈13mm
A somewhat worn individual found indoors. It's probably a Renia adspergillus but the strongly concave costa of the forewing seems unusual for the species. I would appreciate help regarding the ID.

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Moved from Speckled Renia Moth. BOLD DNA barcoding revealed that this is Renia salusalia (the searchable BOLD number is BOLD-3MQNHJ2L1). I thought that this supposedly correct ID would explain the specimen's distinctly concave costa but looking at the posted images it does not appear to be typical for R. salusalis. However, the "fleshy palps" of my moth are consistent with what Jim Vargo here considers diagnostic for the species.

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Moved from Butterflies and Moths. The concave shape of the costa has been commented on elsewhere for the image here but in the case of the individual of this post it appears to be especially pronounced.

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