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Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth - Hodges#4936 - Saucrobotys futilalis

Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth - Hodges#4936 - Saucrobotys futilalis
Cape May Point, Cape May County, New Jersey, USA
August 27, 2008
Size: Maybe around 17 mm?
In the flower/butterfly garden near the visitor center at the Cape May lighthouse.

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Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth - Hodges#4936 - Saucrobotys futilalis Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth - Hodges#4936 - Saucrobotys futilalis Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth - Hodges#4936 - Saucrobotys futilalis

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I know there isn't much to go on, but does anyone know what parsnip (or related species) look like? Would a parsnip or relative be a likely butterfly garden plant? If so then maybe Depressaria pastinacella (Parsnip Webworm Moth - Hodges#0922)?

 
Another possibility would be
Dogbane Saucrobotys Moth - Saucrobotys futilalis See and Dogbane could certainly be in a butterfly garden. See if you think that might also belong to that species.

 
Thanks
I think you may be correct about all of them. Parsnip seem to have spikey hairs coming out of the black bumps, while these seem more bald.

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