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Moth for ID ??? - Platynota semiustana - male

Moth for ID ??? - Platynota semiustana - Male
Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma, USA
May 13, 2010
My best match is 3741 – Platynota semiustana, based on one of the pinned specimens here: MPG
Found at UV light near pond in wooded area of a flood plain.

Now shown here: BOLD:ABY7900

DNA results
Currently supported by DNA barcoding as " Platynota semiustana PS2 " , BOLD LPOKD782-10
This specimen is shown here: BOLD:AAA5192

Moved from Platynota.

Looks Reasonable
All examples I know of are from southeast, species is not on Texas or Oklahoma lists. I just don't know if it might occur in Oklahoma. (no rsvp, thanks)

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