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Achyra rantalis

Achyra rantalis
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
October 1, 2008

Moved from Achyra.

Moved from Spilomelini.

Moved from Moths.

This one is
an example of something that I think is placed incorrectly. I could be wrong. But I'm not sure how your new idea of "I don't place on the wrong species page anymore" helps if you are still placing in the wrong tribe, genus, etc.

John- Do you know where it be
John- Do you know where it belongs?

Not sure
but I do believe it is now incorrect. Why did you place it here?

John- You were correct. It wa
John- You were correct. It was misplaced. I think it should have been placed under Crambidae, Pyraustini, Achyra, Achyra rantalis. If you had told me where it should be, I would not have had the chance to find it myself. I still leave it open for you to confirm!

I agree
Achyra rantalis (Garden Webworm Moth - Hodges#4975) was my guess as well.
I also hope you understand how far off the other guess was (I'm not sure what your reason was). I don't want you to get the idea that bad placement bumps you to the front of the ID queue, and reward behavior that should actually be discouraged. Make sense?
But do keep trying to ID these on your own, but just add the guesses to your images, and wait for confirmation.

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