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Glena quinquelinearia

Glena quinquelinearia
Turkey Creek, Chiricahua Mts., Cochise County, Arizona, USA
July 20, 2012
Can someone ID this moth? Some kind of geometrid maybe?

Moved from Boarmiini.

Moved from Geometrid Moths.

I believe your moth is an extremely worn which I see often but which varies a lot in appearance mostly because of wear.

Moved from Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

I'm a beginner
But I have a moth that looks a little like this. T am afraid this one is so worn that you will not get an expert reply, but I think you might want to check out Hodges 6453, the Five-lined Gray Moth. MPG says they are in Arizona and one of the images on MPG showed a black and white line on the neck. Maybe you can ID one if another comes your way.

for the info. A. I'll take a look. This one was pretty small and I couldn't tell whether it was worn or just that color.

Bob, I don't know what small is to you. Mine had a body about 8 mm(5/16ths inch) long and a wing-span of about 25mm. I try to photograph one of each species on lined paper so I can remember the size.

If memory
serves this one had a wingspan of around 1cm, I looked at your suggestion on mpg, and have seen some of that genus. Don't think this one fits. While it may appear to be well worn to you, I remember thinking it was just gray, not worn...oh well, this one's just going to have to remain a mystery. Thanks for the try.

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