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Tiny moth - Idaea scintillularia

Tiny moth - Idaea scintillularia
Moccasin Lake, Winston, Douglas County, Georgia, USA
August 19, 2008
Size: about 10 mm span
Tiny but colorful moth. Need help with ID.

Diminutive Wave Moth
This seems identical to a Geometrid in MPG. Check it out on the link.
Idaea scintillularia -- Hodges 7105.
There is one image of it in Bugguide but no page for it. See thumb.

Diminutive Wave Moth
Thanks again David, I've been concentrating on the little stuff that often goes forgotten. Now, how do we get a page for it?

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Go to "Forums" and click on Request a new Guide Page and go from there.

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Thanks David, I hope I did it correctly.

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