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unknown Geometer - Idaea bonifata

unknown Geometer - Idaea bonifata
Verona, Augusta County, Virginia, USA
August 29, 2012
Size: 1.5 cm
very small moth found at daybreak at porch light, one of the Idaea perhaps ... but not sure which one. thanks!

From Hugh McGuinness:
"OK, I looked at the type of minuta [at USNM] yesterday, and I can say with certainty that there are no living specimens of minuta on MPG or at Bugguide. All the living photos show bonifata. The photo of the pinned minuta credited to Charlie Covell looks correct. So in summary, all living images of minuta at MPG and Bugguide should be moved to the bonifata pages."

Moved from Idaea minuta.

Idaea minuta - Hodges #7101
Moved from ID Request.

check back! I will add some info to the species page.

Thanks, Maury!
and thank you for the suggestions regarding macro shots. I am having a lot of fun experimenting with it, and I've managed to take some pretty good shots!

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