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Photo#1726314
Male, Taedia - Taedia maculosa - male

Male, Taedia - Taedia maculosa - Male
Portal, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
August 9, 2019
Size: 4.5 mm
Coordinates: 31.906825, -109.152428
Elevation: 4,854 ft
Attracted to mercury vapor and ultraviolet lights
Collected by Salvador Vitanza
Determined by Jason Botz

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Male, Taedia - Taedia maculosa - male Male, Taedia - Taedia maculosa - male Male, Taedia - Taedia maculosa - male

Taedia maculosa
Moved from Taedia nicholi.

I had initially thought that this looked like a specimen I had collected of T. nicholi. But when I compared the specimens closely, I found that while both had spots, this one is clearly different and actually keys out to T. maculosa.

This ID confirmed by Dr. T. J. Henry, based on comparison with specimens in the USNM.

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