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Moth # 1 ID, if possible - Samea ecclesialis

Moth # 1 ID, if possible - Samea ecclesialis
Opa-Locka, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
May 21, 2010
Hoping the dark "belt" on this one can lead to an ID. If not, can someone tell me the superfamily at least?

Moved
Moved from Crambid Snout Moths.

The fringe is worn off of this specimen, which is why the usual pattern on the border is missing.

Moved
Moved from Moths.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

while waiting for the experts
You can look in the tribe Spilomelini within the subfamily Pyraustinae (Crambidae). I know nothing about Florida species but I think maybe Samea looks the closest, but its probably still best to wait for somebody more knowledgable on this group/region.

 
Thank you this helped a lot
From the Samea group, I think it may be Samea ecclesialis (except I don't see the wing border pattern on mine.) I'll wait for other comments. If not, I'll move to Samea (general) page.