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Exclamation points!! - Homaledra heptathalama

Exclamation points!! - Homaledra heptathalama
Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida, USA
May 25, 2006
Size: 1cm

Wowzah!! Great Photo of...
... 1421 - Homaledra heptathalama. We simply HAVE to call this the Exclamation Moth!

I agree - a great name
for this moth, and has a lot more flair than Palm Leaf Housemaker, which can be used for the larva.
Image moved to new species page.

An attempt
Consider this a preliminary ID until a real moth person chimes in, but on plate 61 of Covell's "Eastern Moths" there is a Coleophorid moth, Homaledra heptathalama, which looks like a good match.

looks good
also see photo of pinned specimen by Jim Vargo at MPG

Thanks for the ID work!
-Sean McCann

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