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Root Collar Borer - Hodges#5997 - Euzophera ostricolorella

Root Collar Borer - Hodges#5997 - Euzophera ostricolorella
Whitepath Road area, Gilmer County, Georgia, USA
September 21, 2011
Euzophera ostricolorella - Root Collar Borer, aka Tuliptree Borer - Hodges#5997

Came to lights in a mostly deciduous forest, 34.76826, -84.44152, in the North Georgia Mountains approximately 20 miles SSW of where Georgia borders Tennessee and North Carolina. Several Tulip Tree / Tulip Poplars were in the immediate vicinity.

Appears similar to Euzophera ostricolorella - Root Collar Borer:

If accepted would be Georgia-September datapoint. Same species observed at same location in October as well (documented here).

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