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Looper ID - Caenurgina crassiuscula

Looper ID - Caenurgina crassiuscula
Barling, Sebastian County, Arkansas, USA
May 17, 2013

I know exactly what you mean
no two of these moths are exactly alike, and there are conflicting identifications all over the internet (and I suspect a few wrong ones published in books too). Without specimens to examine in person, I can only say "I think I've got them right" here on BugGuide, but have to add the qualification that some of them probably are wrong.

I would say it's a Clover Looper
Moved from ID Request.

 
Thanks
My initial inclination but the more I studied images of similar species , the more confused that I got.