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Florida Station, Santa Rita Experimental Range, Pima County, Arizona, USA
July 28, 2013
I know these are tough. This one, to my eye, resembles Alice's shot:

tentatively identified as Neohelvibotys arizonensis - Hodges#4978. Is this likely the same moth, or a close relative?
See comments below--this one has been on a wild ride!
Image updated 10/21/17 with a bit more contrast.


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Hahncappsia Hahncappsia

Moved from Helvibotys or Neohelvibotys.

This is alpinensis or fordi. Need to dissect to tell which.

thanks so much!
Wow, this photo has been on a wild ride all over. Thanks so much for getting the ID to genus. Edit: I added a cropped image with the contrast enhanced to show the wing markings:

Moved from Pyraustini.


Moved from Pyraustinae.

Moved from Moths.

You may be right but I cannot call it.

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