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Prince William County, Northern Virginia County, Virginia, USA
July 24, 2012
Size: About 1.25" across
I found two of these on my car (in the garage) this morning. It looks like it might be a moth, but it sure is unusual, the way it holds its wings.

Moved from Plume Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

Looking in my Kaufman field guide...
...I see it must be some sort of plume moth (Pterophoridae).

Yes, a plume moth
This is a plume moth, but actually identifying to the species is very difficult (at least in my opinion, but I'm not an expert). The shape kind of looks a bit like Emmelina, perhaps Emmelina monodactyla?

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