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Hodges #8651 - Detracted Owlet - Lesmone detrahens

Hodges #8651 - Detracted Owlet - Lesmone detrahens
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
August 28, 2021
Size: Forewing ≈16mm
Attracted to black light. I finally convinced myself that this somewhat worn individual is a Lesmone detrahens on the basis of the sharp inward kink of its PM line and the small inward bulge of its AM line, in each case near the costa (this is only the third time I encountered that species at my location).


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