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Brown Scoopwing - Calledapteryx dryopterata

Brown Scoopwing - Calledapteryx dryopterata
George Sims Place, Douglas County, Missouri, USA
April 28, 2012
Size: maybe 3/4"
After evening of blacklighting, showed up next morning. Too bad he's not in better shape. I believe this is the Brown Scoopwing Calledapteryx dryopterata, as opposed to the Gray Scoopwing. Whadya think?

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I think
I've never seen this one before. Can't help think it looks like a really fat plume. Wish I could help you ...

 
It does!
and the new Peterson Guide (p.178-9)says these are uncommon. Since I first posted this here, BAMONA confirmed the ID ( http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/sighting_details/706513 ), so I think I'll move it to #7653 if that's O.K.

 
Go 4 it
Glad to see U taking the initiative

 
Hey RLZ -
Still planning on the BugSwarm at your place? We're really looking forward to it.

 
U Bet!
:)

 
Super!
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