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Splendid Palpita - Palpita magniferalis TL: ~15 mm. Tan FW with brown speckles and blotches. Host: Ash. Status: Common.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to an LED light (395 nm) in a semi-rural area<br />
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2021(37) Crambidae,Geotagged,Palpita,Palpita magniferalis,Splendid palpita snout moth,Spring,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge

Splendid Palpita - Palpita magniferalis

TL: ~15 mm. Tan FW with brown speckles and blotches. Host: Ash. Status: Common.

Habitat: Attracted to an LED light (395 nm) in a semi-rural area

2021(37)

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''Palpita magniferalis'', the splendid palpita snout moth, ash pyralid or ash leafroller, is a moth of the family Crambidae. It is found in eastern North America.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jun 10, 2021. Captured Jun 6, 2021 22:33 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO1600
  • 100mm