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Geo - Scopula compensata

Geo - Scopula compensata
south Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
September 6, 2008
At lights in small mesic patch under an oak-willow canopy...

Photo determined by Ed Knudson, Texas Lepidoptera Society, Houston.

Moved from Large Lace-border.

Sorry, I meant to place this here. Your duplicate image, in the comment below has already been frassed.
Note, this species may or may not have the dark patches, beyond the PM line.
Please check the shape of the PM line, here:

Moved from Scopula benitaria.

Duplicate image
I was wondering about this ID and now I know why. Most of the BOLD specimens are showing a sharper tooth on the PM line, near the costal edge for Scopula benitaria.
Please check the species ID for the image below. I think that Scopula compensata is more likely it, but they are very similar.
See here: You should replace that image with the one above. (brighter) Then frass this post.

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