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Moth - Syllectra erycata

Moth - Syllectra erycata
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
April 24, 2010

Moved from ID Request. I'm not completely confident of the taxonomic placement here - we don't have a Catocalinae at BG, so this was an educated guess. Please let me know and I can move this node elsewhere if necessary.

I fixed the date.

8584 - Syllectra erycata
Here is the rarity you were hoping for. Please enter the date it was photographed. I am sending the photo to experts to determine if this tropical species has ever been recorded this far north in North America. I do not know of it being reported outside of southern Florida and southern Texas.

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