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ID Request -- Elaphria sp.? - Anterastria teratophora

ID Request -- Elaphria sp.? - Anterastria teratophora
Leland, Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA
May 14, 2020
Size: ~1cm long
Came to incandescent porch light at night with light rain, temp 59F. On window screen in photo.

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ID Request -- Elaphria sp.? - Anterastria teratophora ID Request -- Elaphria sp.? - Anterastria teratophora

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Anterastria teratophora.
Anterastria teratophora.

 
Thank you!
Thank you very much! If you have a moment, I'm wondering if you have any suggestions of resources beyond this site for learning more about moth ID? Like keys even to subfamily/tribe? I'm very much a novice right now, but find I'm often just scrolling through a large number of moths to find the pattern that matches one I've seen, which doesn't seem very efficient, and I don't think it always leads me to the right place. With something like this (I didn't think it had the right shape for the Noctuinae...) I didn't know where to start. Thanks again for your help.

-Angus

 
Yes
You might try looking at the MPG page for beginners, here.

 
Great!
Ah, that is very helpful. Thanks! Also for the tip about posting photos. Will do from now on.

-Angus

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