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Rosey Creek, Apache County, Arizona, USA
July 26, 2011
On New Mexico Checkermallow.

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Grapholita? Grapholita?

Moved from Glyphipterigids.

Moved from Moths.

If I had to guess,
I'd look at Glyphipterix through Diploschizia (Hodges numbers 2337-2346). The orientation of the stripes on your specimen seem a better match than grapholita... but I couldn't find a single example that had that white mark straight down behind the head in either section of plates on MPG.

Thanks Nina
Glyphipterix haworthana seems closest, its the only one with a cluster of four spots anteriorly...?

I meant posteriorly. And its more like five.

I have other pictures that show that better.

I have powell & opler's book
so if you can post some better photos, or email them to me, I can compare to the plates in the book

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I thought the same
I had picked out the same one as an option for an ID yesterday... but I don't feel it's close enough to call it a species ID. Maybe someone with more experience could help us out.

edited your photo
Hello David, I used an image editor to improve brightness/contrast/hue in order to facilitate the chance of an accurate ID--Nina

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