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Photo#83868
Moth Fly - Psychoda

Moth Fly - Psychoda
Ascension Parish, Louisiana, USA
October 17, 2006
Size: 2-3mm

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Moved
Moved from Moth Flies.

ID
This is a species of Psychoda (Tinearia)... probably alternata, a common species known as the trickle filter fly

I think
this is actually a fly --- a "moth fly" from the family
Psychodidae. They often come to house lights after dark just as moths do.

And you're right --- they do look moth like with all those hairs on their wings and body.

 
Wings
I should have counted the wings. That would have told me that it was not a moth.

Thanks for the redirection.

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