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Dichomeris moth - Dichomeris fistuca

Dichomeris moth - Dichomeris fistuca
Pickens County, Georgia, USA
July 16, 2009
Size: length 9 mm.
Found at porch light.

I believe this is a moth in the genus Dichomeris. I see that there are quite a few species in this genus, and I can't say for sure which one this is. To my untrained eye, it looks closest to Buffy Dichomeris - Dichomeris aleatrix.

Any comments on this moth's ID much appreciated.

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Dichomeris moth - Dichomeris fistuca Dichomeris moth - Dichomeris fistuca

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2295.1 - Dichomeris fistuca
... based on locality and new species description by Hodges (1986, MONA Fascicle 7.1). If the moth appears larger in your original photo, would appreciate having it for use at MPG.

 
Now I see...
Now I see why I had such a hard time identifying this one. It's not in Covell and I couldn't find any images of this species on the internet (not to say that there aren't any). Sure wish I had some of the MONA Fascicles, and a better camera. :~/

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