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Adela caeruleella - male

Adela caeruleella - Male
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
March 24, 2013
Size: ~8mm
At outdoor light. This post replaces a less satisfactory image from March 17, 2013, that I will move to Frass. I am rather confident regarding the ID but like it to be confirmed before sending this image and the linked one with a lateral view to the Guide Page. Thank you.

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Adela caeruleella - male Adela caeruleella - male

Adela caeruleella - Hodges #0227
Moved from Fairy Moths.

Now, we know :)

Moved for Expert Review
Moved from Moths.

Let it join the family -
but, Robert, I thought you were among the experts, having IDed two moths from your place as being A. caeruleella.

I'm not good with micros ...
I know very little about micros, beyond "looks sorta like." My Fairies were ID'd by Richard Brown at Mississippi Entomological Museum. Wish I could be more help, but now you know everything I know about Fairies.

Yes, this is Adela caeruleell
Yes, this is Adela caeruleella. The only other related species in our area is Adela ridingsella, much less common in the South and quite different.

Ok, now I do.
Thank you for your "Fairy tale." Now it's up to the real experts.

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