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Plusiinae, Diachrysia balluca perhaps, dorsal - Diachrysia balluca

Plusiinae, Diachrysia balluca perhaps, dorsal - Diachrysia balluca
Plymouth Rock, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
May 6, 2012
Feeding on green headed coneflower, Rudbeckia laciniata

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Plusiinae, Diachrysia balluca perhaps, dorsal - Diachrysia balluca Plusiinae, lateral - Diachrysia balluca Plusiinae, dorsal lateral - Diachrysia balluca Plusiinae, dorsal lateral - Diachrysia balluca Plusiinae, dead - Diachrysia balluca Plusiinae, dead - Diachrysia balluca

Moved
Moved from Plusiinae.

Diachrysia balluca would have been our choice too
Nothing else like it in Owlets, pg 218, but of course, not all species are illustrated :(

 
Thanks.
And what can be seen of the adult, with the iridescent green wings, burnt orange head and antennae would point to that too.

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