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Photo#555660
Grapholita?

Grapholita?
Rosey Creek, Apache County, Arizona, USA
July 26, 2011

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Grapholita? Grapholita?

Moved
Moved from Glyphipterigids.

Moved
Moved from Moths.

okay,
I can see the markings much better in this photo, and the closest visual match from P & O, plate 11.33
Glyphipterix montisella

 
Link to MPG image
MPG has pinned specimen image here. I think it may be a match...even has the long light creamy markings on the costal edge of forewing. And yes, would be very nice for you to have a living specimen image of a new species here on BG. :)

 
I'm Not Seeing It
I don't see the five (or six?) spots on the MPG specimen and the middle bars of my specimen are connected dorsally unlike MPG specimen but I don't know if any of that matters?

 
That Would Be Nice
to add a species to the Guide. I did a quick search for G. montisella but no help. Its often surprising to see which bugs from a particular trip will be the interesting ones. Thanks for your tenacious interest. Any help on the 116+ pages of BG "Moths" is always appreciated.

 
8;)
Well, it's nice to pretend I do something productive with my Summers off from work... and at some point about 2 years ago, I've actually scanned through ALL of those pages, starting at the oldest and working forward. Slacked off last summer though.

edited
again, i used an image editor to brighten and improve contrast.

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