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Species Metalectra quadrisignata - Four-spotted Fungus Moth - Hodges#8500

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Boletobiinae
Tribe Boletobiini
Genus Metalectra
Species quadrisignata (Four-spotted Fungus Moth - Hodges#8500)
Hodges Number
8500
Identification
Adult: wings covered extensively by medium grayish-brown ground color; diffuse blackish line runs through black reniform spot on FW, but there is no broad blackish band crossing wing in median area

See Also
Common Fungus Moth (Metalectra discalis) wings more mottled, with a broad blackish band crossing wing in median area. (compare images of the two species at CBIF, and note similarity of M. quadrisignata to light form of M. discalis at MPG, showing a paler yellowish ground color and broader blackish band across median area of forewing)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens