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Photo#211586
Heterocampa astartoides

Heterocampa astartoides
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
August 7, 2008

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Heterocampa astartoides Heterocampa astartoides

Moved
Moved from Heterocampinae.

Hi Jerry, I've had your image
Hi Jerry, I've had your images tagged since you posted them last week... and this one has me stumped. The closest I could find was on MPG here, --See D. Lynn Scott's photo, which looks quite similar to yours, but I'm not sure that's close enough??

 
Nina- Thanks! However the ant
Nina- Thanks! However the antennae are different.

 
Nina take a look at H.biundat
Nina take a look at H.biundata at http://bugguide.net/node/view/167787

 
ID question
we don't know what it is, asking 5 times in one morning doesn't make us know more. You have to wait for one of the moth experts.

 
Not an expert
but I was watching and leaning the same way based one these. I'm still not sure if we are correct though.

 
John- Thanks! However the ant
John- Thanks! However the antennae are different.

 
Thanks for your input John.
Thanks for your input John.

My only reservation with my guess was that all the specimens except for D.L. Scott's are missing the darker area the runs from the head to the inner margin of the forwing. This one's a toughie for sure!

 
Image
just to add to the confusion


I would say wait for an expert or Heterocampinae looks safe.

 
John- T think this photo is m
John- T think this photo is most like the ones in question.

 
I don't know
it wouldn't shock me if someone said Heterocampa astarte 7977 or something like that. It is tough.

 
John- I think the H. biundata
John- I think the H. biundata is closer than the H. astarte.

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