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Photo#734074
Can this Moth be ID'd? - Herpetogramma phaeopteralis

Can this Moth be ID'd? - Herpetogramma phaeopteralis
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
December 28, 2012
I caught this moth but it flew away before I got any more pictures. I think it looks like a Pyraustini - possibly a Saucrobotys futilas, Dogbane Saucrobotus, Hodges # 4936.

Moved
Moved from Pyraustinae.

 
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Wow, you have bothered to put a lot of different examples together. Thank you very much for ALL of us!

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Moved from ID Request.

Hmmm ...
The PM is not jagged like a Dogbane and Dogbanes do not have a dotted terminal line. This looks more like ...


 
Don't think so...
...since Udea rubigalis typically has a buffy or cream ground color with a hollow, figure-8 reniform spot and circular orbicular spot (not terribly clear on the linked image). Can't suggest an alternative yet without further study...later this year!

 
Happy New Year
my bug-eyed friend :)

 
Or maybe #4992
Uresiphita reversalis (Genista Broom Moth)

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