Tawny Marbled Minor - Oligia latruncula
**This species was recently introduced into NYC from Asia.
This moth was so dark. I tweaked it in Photoshop to lift the shadows.
Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area
Without shadows lifted:
"Oligia latruncula", the tawny marbled minor, is a species of moth belonging to the family Noctuidae. It is distributed throughout Europe from northern Scotland and middle Fennoscandia in the north and then south to central Spain, Sicily and Greece. In the east, the species ranges to Western Asia. In the Alps it rises to an altitude of 2000 meters.
Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Uploaded Jun 18, 2021. Captured Jun 7, 2021 01:11 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.