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Photo#333411
Unknown Moth sp. - Alpheias oculiferalis

Unknown Moth sp. - Alpheias oculiferalis
Black Kettle National Grassland, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma, USA
August 21, 2009
Size: Approx. 1.25 cm
This moth remains unknown after lots of looking...thanks for any ID help!

Moved
Moved from Alpheioides parvulalis.

Please see my comments in the remarks section.

This looks more like Alpheias oculiferalis to me
What do you think?

 
Based on what?
BOLD? Just got an email from Ann who submitted samples to BOLD but only one was barcoded and its the only example of oculiferalis. Not sure that's reliable but I also may be missing something.

 
I agree
Go ahead and move it if you think it best and pleas update the species page. Thanks!

Moved to Alpheioides parvulalis
Moved from Moths.

A question
Really wondering, I have been searching for this one this evening, could it be something like Alpheioides parvulalis (5649)? Seems a little southwestern, and range information difficult to find. If not, maybe something closely related? Are we looking in the right group?

 
Yes
I'm convinced. Matches second Vargo image at MPG. Note the the PM line zig zags into to white patch.

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