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Ipimorpha nanaimo

Ipimorpha nanaimo
Stevenson, Skamania County, Washington, USA
July 27, 2005
Attracted to lights. Ipimorpha nanaimo. MONA 9552.

Moved from Ipimorpha.

I don't know how
to describe I. nanaimo sufficiently to distinguish it from I. pleonectusa.
On the one hand, the differences between the CBIF images look pretty obvious. On the other hand, the image labeled nanaimo here looks close to pleonectusa, and the image labeled pleonectusa here looks fairly close to nanaimo to me.
Do you have a text description of nanaimo that gives its distinguishing features? It would be nice to add that info to the yet-to-be-created Guide page for future reference.

I. nanaimo
I thought it was I. pleonectusa originally but Jon Shepard of British Columbia,who is helping me with IDs, thought it was I. nanaimo so I'm not sure. I plan on collecting some of the difficult ones this year so he can do a more thorough check. I have other photos of other Ipimorpha specimens that are also confusing.

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