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Geometrid - Lobocleta ossularia

Geometrid - Lobocleta ossularia
Dick Nichols District Park, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
July 31, 2009
At lights...

Moved from Idaea violacearia.

I don't think this is Idaea v
I don't think this is Idaea violacearia. When alive that species has more of a purplish gray color and when visible, the forewing discal spot is more of a dash instead of a round spot like this moth is showing. This looks more like Lobocleta ossularia but I'm not 100% sure of that. I'll try to get some other opinions before moving it.

I ran it past Paul Dennehy an
I ran it past Paul Dennehy and he agrees with Lobocleta ossularia.

I had wondered about this moth myself.

If you don't mind, could you please take a look at and , as well? I think they are similar to this one.

Moved from Geometrid Moths.

Looks Like Another 7120 - Idaea violacearia
(no rsvp, thanks)

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