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OK so these two look a little different which is Himmelman's and which is Buck's?

OK so these two look a little different which is Himmelman's and which is Buck's?
Rockaway, Morris County, New Jersey, USA
Both were shot in mid-June, one on 6/21/2011 and one on 6/14/2012 within 20 yards of each other.

I think that one is a Himmelman's Plume Moth (Geina tenuidactyla- 6092) and the other must be a Buck's Plume Moth (Geina buscki - 6093) since they both have some slightly different markings (unless they are known to have considerably variation and then both might be the same species?).

Note that one has a clear white neck strips, two mini-white dashes near the very end of the top abdomen, thicker second white wing marks on the forewing and a bit different pattern to to the back where the brown from the front and back parts meet.

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OK so these two look a little different which is Himmelman's and which is Buck's? OK so these two look a little different which is Himmelman's and which is Buck's?

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