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crambid snout moth - Ostrinia

crambid snout moth - Ostrinia
Susquehanna State Park, Harford County, Maryland, USA
June 14, 2014
Size: 11.2 mm head-wingtips
Found on low vegetation along a wooded river bank.
Possibly a worn Ostrinia nubilalis? Looks similar to:

Moved to Ostrinia
Moved from Pyraustinae.

There may be undescribed species in Ostrinia. Check out this specimen at BOLD here which resides in a BIN cluster with specimens identified as Ostrinia obumbratalis PS 1. It is genetically close to Ostrinia obumbratalis.


Moved from Moths.

Another look through MPG, and
Another look through MPG, and now I think the PM line is a better match for #4947 Ostrinia obumbratalis:

Moved from ID Request.