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moth - Lithophane bethunei

moth - Lithophane bethunei
beverly, essex County, Massachusetts, USA
April 4, 2005
Size: 3/4 inches long
i found him in the windowsill around april dead, but i dont know how long he could have been there although he was not terribly dried out so it seemed that he had just died.

Bethune's Pinion
Moved from Pinions to new species page.

I suspect this is a.....
9887 - Bethune's Pinion Moth - Lithophane bethunei. Only problem is that there are a couple of other Pinions that are quite similar, so I'm not totally certain I am correct.

I'd vote for it
Lithophane bethunei is quite pale, and yet the whitish oval near the anal angle seems to stand out (at least to my eye). I think the grayish patches and other markings are a good match too. Compare together with some other similar species.

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