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Moth # 08-28 - Aroga paulella

Moth # 08-28 - Aroga paulella
Skull Valley, (WSW of Prescott 10 miles), Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
March 21, 2008
Found at night near a light.

Moved from Gelechia panella.

to new species page...nice find...

1958 - Gelechia panella
.... what a pretty little moth!

Micro Mothes?
What's the criteria for a "Micro Moth" ? Size?

Thanks much for the ID Bob Patterson.

Micros Tend to be Smaller, but.....
.... there are always exceptions. Some macros are fairly small. Look at the (somewhat outdated) Cladogram at MPG. Note the dividing line between micros and macros.

Micro-Macro Moths
Thanks Bob, that helps me get a better handle on the overall Moth Population breakout.

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