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020212Moth2 - Phaeoura quernaria - male

020212Moth2 - Phaeoura quernaria - Male
Hillsborough County, Florida, USA
February 2, 2012

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Zale sp.
Looks like on of the Zale sp. I have had a couple sp. so far this winter here in Texas.

Thanks Jason
I have posted another photo of a similar moth from last night. Does it look to be the same as the other to you?

Phaeoura quernaria
The pectinate ("feathery") antennae rule out Zale spp. This is a very variable moth, ranging from jet black to brown to mostly white with black peppering.

Thanks for sharing your knowledge Paul

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