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Moths pollinating Tall Green Orchid (Platanthera hyperborea) - Anageshna primordialis

Moths pollinating Tall Green Orchid (Platanthera hyperborea) - Anageshna primordialis
Bruce Peninsula National Park, Bruce, Ontario, Canada
July 16, 2008
Size: <20 mm?
I wonder if someone could identify this moth? Scores of them were seen pollinating Tall Northern Green Orchids.

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Spider
maybe near here

 
Wow, good spotting
I was taking close-ups of the orchid's minute flowers, and though tried to include moths I completely missed the spider (which was perfectly camouflaged by the way). It is good I am not a moth! I shall add another image showing several moths at once.

Interesting observation!
Interesting observation!

I'm NOT a moth person but the closest I could see was somewhere in the "Crambid Snout Moths" : http://bugguide.net/node/view/29246/bgpage

 
Maybe in or near
Anageshna or Apogeshna

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