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unknown moth

unknown moth
Conway, Horry County, South Carolina, USA
September 15, 2009
small. nocturnal, attracted to light. maybe 0957 Psilocorsis reflexella?


Terry Harrisian says this is Glyphidocera septentrionellap here in a discussion in which we were sorting these out but I don't recall why. I think this should be left here for now.

I have my doubts about Terry's ID.
I'm not saying he's wrong, but I don't know if they can be separated without dissection.

Higher Resolution?
I think this may be Autosticha kyotensis and am hoping Terry Harrison will take another look. I cropped and rotated the image to make it easier to view as a thumbnail but would appreciate if you could resubmit at higher resolution.

Steve, i'll have to find the
Steve, i'll have to find the image (it's going to be on an external storage drive) and re-submit. might take a day or so.


Moved from Moths.

ID based on similarity to images at MPG.

Just thought I'd point out...
Terry Harrison's comment that links back to this image:

1142 - Glyphidocera septentrionella?
That's my initial guess.