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Cream-edged Dichomeris Moth -Dichomeris flavocostella TL: ~8 mm. Black FW with cream-colored costal stripe with a spur in the PM area. Hosts: Goldenrod and aster. Status: Common.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
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2021 (57) Cream-edged dichomeris moth,Dichomeris,Dichomeris flavocostella,Gelechiidae,Geotagged,Spring,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge

Cream-edged Dichomeris Moth -Dichomeris flavocostella

TL: ~8 mm. Black FW with cream-colored costal stripe with a spur in the PM area. Hosts: Goldenrod and aster. Status: Common.

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

2021 (57)

    comments (2)

  1. I think the pattern on this one is just so sleek and cool :D Posted one month ago
    1. Agreed! Posted one month ago

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''Dichomeris flavocostella'', the cream-edged dichomeris moth, is a moth in the Gelechiidae family. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from southern Quebec and Maine to Florida, west to Texas and north to Manitoba.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jun 20, 2021. Captured Jun 19, 2021 23:47 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO1600
  • 100mm