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Phycitine moth -Hodges #5890 - Adelphia Moth - Adelphia petrella

Phycitine moth -Hodges #5890 - Adelphia Moth - Adelphia petrella
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
February 22, 2014
Size: ~13mm
Under outdoor lamp (I could not persuade the moth to move to a more accessible place). I would be grateful for any suggestion that gets me beyond Phycitinae.

Moved
Moved from Dioryctria.

Moved
Moved from Phycitini. Dioryctria appears to be where this one belongs. The best fit is among the "pine moths," #5851 to #5861 - there definitely is no shortage of host pines here.

 
Phycitine moth
Hi, Peter - After doing the 5651-6075 Phycitinae-Peorinae 10-plate MPG tour a time or two, I believe your moth may be, or is close to, 5890 Adelphia petrella. I'd feel better, though, if there was some Phycitinologist out there who would confirm that!

 
I missed that one.
Thank you, Jim, for spending time doing the "MPG-walk" with more open eyes than I did. Taking all posted images of Adelphia petrella into consideration, I can easily compose my moth's pattern. If I manage to get a nod from another BG contributor, I will move my image! Thanks for your input.

 
Peter,
I agree with Jim and you on the Adelphia petrella 5890 identification.

 
That's it , then!
Thank you, Gary, for making it final.

Moved
Moved from Moths. Somehow this moth may fit among Dioryctria but there certainly is no posted matching image.

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