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Unknown Moth - Zale

Unknown Moth - Zale
Plainsboro Preserve, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA
May 2, 2010
My best guess at this point is some sort of Zale, either calycanthata or something near it. Unfortunately, I do not have a dorsal view of this moth.

This moth was found one morning at Plainsboro Preserve, one of the sanctuaries of the New Jersey Audubon Society. The lights stay on all night and attract a good assortment of moths. Surrounding habitats include farmland, marsh, and forest, with a large lake as well.

Moved from Noctuoidea.

Moved from Moths.

Moved from ID Request.

possibility ...
how about something like a Double-banded Zale Moth - Zale calycanthata - Hodges #8714 .. do you have a photograph of the moth at a different angle ?

Thanks for the suggestion, I'
Thanks for the suggestion, I'll work in that direction and see if I can find anything. Unfortunately, I did not also get a dorsal view of this moth. Live and learn...

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