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Black-fringed Leaftier Moth - Psilocorsis

Black-fringed Leaftier Moth - Psilocorsis
Highland Area, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
May 14, 2013
looks like 0956 Black-fringed Leaftier Moth, Psilocorsis cryptolechiella

First for Louisiana in BG.

Moved from ID Request.
I am moving to Psilocorsis, until I can sort out this genus. There has been nothing on the guide pages for the three species but the Hodges. Everything has been placed, including mine, based solely "how they look," which is subjective at best. I've even had to move one of Mark Dreiling's DNA supported specimens. Reading the original documents, there was considerable confusion when they were described. Think I'll give my dog a bath and tackle this again in the morning :)

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