Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes


Brown moth with a dark saddle - Tripudia rectangula

Brown moth with a dark saddle - Tripudia rectangula
Pryor, Mayes County, Oklahoma, USA
August 28, 2012
Size: about 7 mm length
This was attracted to a porch light next to a wooded flood plain. It looks similar to both Tripudia rectangula and the new species of Tripudia. Individuals of both species have been found about 50 miles away, in a wooded area of a flood plain.

This individual was photographed three days later:

Moved from Tripudia.
ID courtesy of Chuck Harp.

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.