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Bird-dropping Moth - Antaeotricha schlaegeri

Bird-dropping Moth - Antaeotricha schlaegeri
Parkwood, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
June 10, 2005
Size: 16 mm
Found resting on low vegetation during the day. Length measured in place at 16 mm, so the wingspan would be about 30 mm. Based on size, this is then Antaeotricha schlaegeri, see Internet references in guide page, and also comments under this image about size of the two species:



Image updated 5/23/21.

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