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Hodges #6155.1 - Adaina simplicius? - Adaina

Hodges #6155.1 - Adaina simplicius? - Adaina
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
September 21, 2018
Size: Wingspan ≈1cm
At outdoor light on our front door ≈22h EST. Consulting MPG, the black markings on this remarkably small plume moth suggest to me that it is Adaina simplicius which is known to occur in Florida and elsewhere near the eastern Gulf coast. Images in MPG and BugGuide show this species' wings being grayish rather than white as they are on my photo, but much of it is due to it having been overexposed and then darkened (to my eyes the moth actually was almost white).

Moved
After looking at similar plume moths in MPG and BugGuide I decided to let this one join those (some rather light colored) posted as #6155 Adaina bipunctatus or #6155.1 A. simplicius.
Moved from Pterophorini.

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