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Village of San Leanna (south Austin), Travis County, Texas, USA
January 22, 2009
Det. Terry Harrison, 2012

at UV lights in a small mesic patch under an oak-willow canopy.


Bucculatrix sp.
This moth certainly has some pattern elements that are similar to those of Phyllonorycter celtisella, but this is a Bucculatrix (sorry I can't sight ID it to species). Note that the black margin on one of the white angled dashes on the forewing is on the outer margin of the white mark, whereas in P. celtisella (see here), the black is on the inner margin of the white markings, as is typical for the genus Phyllonorycter.

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