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Photo#540776
Undescribed Species - female

Undescribed Species - Female
Mobile (Dog River), Mobile County, Alabama, USA
July 5, 2011
Looks like a clothes moth, to me. I just cannot find one that looks like this. Anybody know? Thanks

Moved
Moved from Autostichidae.

 
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Nice to have that solved. You are solving a lot of perplexing mysteries lately. Great work.

Moved
Moved from Idaea.

Moved
Moved from Twirler Moths.

 
Check this one
You moved it to the wrong page I think.

 
Thanks ...
I must have had tagged, yesterday, but never moved. It moved with moth I placed earlier

Moved

Moved
Moved from Moths.

Gelechiidae?
Do you have a side view?

 
Nope
but I've been seeing a lot, lately. I'm sending a voucher to Terry Harrison

 
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Robert, Did you ever get a voucher response?

 
I am also curious about this
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Terry's comments
"I initially thought that this might be one of the small oecophorids, but the hind wing very pronouncedly has the characteristic gelechiid shape; I sent images of the genital morphology, and a link to the BugGuide image of the moth that I dissected, to SangMi Lee, who immediately replied that she needs to see a male of it (so do I!). This is something interesting, because the female genitalia don’t look gelechiid, but the hind wing does (on basis of the latter, your images can be put into Gelechiidae on BugGuide, at least until we know more). If you could collect more of these in 2015, in the hope that we might get a male, I would be extremely grateful."

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