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Chlorochlamys appellaria? - Synchlora aerata

Chlorochlamys appellaria? - Synchlora aerata
Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, USA
August 14, 2011
Size: ~1.7cm long
This individual was on a Liatris flower stalk in our rural garden in the late afternoon.

yes, Synchlora aerata - Hodges #7058
Moved from Moths.

Chlorochlamys appellaria has much bolder transverse lines and does not have the antemedial line on the hindwing. If the HW was visible here the am line would be there. :)

Moved from ID Request.

Wavy-Lined Emerald Moth?
Hm... I'm not sure, but when I first saw your photo and based on your location in Minnesota, I thought Wavy-Lined Emerald Moth (Synchlora aerata). However, the wings on yours seem to be a little too "droopy," (more arrow than spread) so I'm not positive but I thought you might like to check it out here:


Wavy-Lined Emerald Moth!
That looks like a better match to me. Especially the fine straight lines that go perpendicular from the wavy line to the wing margin. Maybe the wings look droopy because it is just waking up. ;-)

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