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Idea celtima - Idaea celtima

Idea celtima - Idaea celtima
Moccasin Lake, Winston, Douglas County, Georgia, USA
August 5, 2008
Need help with ID on this pretty little moth.

Moved
Moved from Idaea bonifata.

Idaea Bonifata
This could possibly be Idaea Bonifata.

 
Yes
And a great looking specimen.

 
Yay!
I got one right!!! I was on a roll-of-wrong for a bit there...
Nina

 
Oops
I may have glanced at this one too quickly. After a second look, I noticed a couple of things that lead me to believe it's probably a Idaea celtima, female.

 
I can live with that 8:)
Well, at least I'm in the right genus... 8;)

 
Thanks Nina and J.D.
Thanks to both of you for going after this one. I'm lost. So, what was it that you saw? Inquiring minds want to know. I've got a lot to learn.

 
well,
here's where I started my looking--where I can see several similar specimens side by side--MPG's site

But as for what features JD is referring to, I'll be waiting to learn that too....
Nina

 
Image
Here's an image of celtima.


© Bruce Walsh

 
Thank you again
Thank you J.D., I totally agree after looking at the images plus others I also looked up. Now, how do I get it from Idaea bonifata to Idaea celtima? I'm new at this and have no idea most of the time what I'm doing. I just have a love of photographing insects.

 
New page
A new Guide Page will have to be created for it. I'll try to do it this afternoon if no one else does it first.

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