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Pyralid ? - Eugnosta sartana

Pyralid ? - Eugnosta sartana
Savannah, Georgia, USA
Size: aprox 6mm length

This one is not as yellow. B
This one is not as yellow. But, it's the closest match I could find.
Carolella Moth
Carolella sartana
This moth is not in the guide/

Thanks Julia - I think it's t
Thanks Julia - I think it's the same moth.
I'm going to research this some more - we may have the material for a new guide page here.
The yellowish tint may be a result the incandescent lighting. As I remember, he did have somewhat of a yellowish tint but the photo may mis-represent the actual color - I may try reducing the saturation a bit to reduce some of the tint .. .

It may take a while to get this
in the right place in the guide. Almost all the images in the Cochylini in the guide here have notes about the revision of these species. Some authors have it as a separate family Cochylidae; some as a subfamily Cochylinae of Tortricidae; some, as BugGuide does, as a tribe Cochylini of Tortricinae!!
Bob Patterson has it as Cochylini here, #3782. But he has it as Cochylidae here.
We may need to wait to see where he suggests we place this.

It Really Doesn't Matter.....
... different taxonomic systems can be equally valid depending on one's point of view. The moths we call Cochilinae or Cochilidae and/or the tribe Cochilini are undergoing revision by John Brown and Eric Metzler, leading to a new MONA publication (I don't know whether this work will be a Fascicle treating the group or just that section of the planned replacement of the Hodges Check List). The Maryland Check List mentioned as my second reference (Cochylidae) should not be taken as taxonomic gospel. It needs to be revised. The first reference (Cochylini) is the preference of Richard L. Brown who is a specialist in Tortricidae (but not necessarily Cochylids) and Director of the Mississippi Entomological Museum.

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