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Black-crescent Proteoteras - Proteoteras crescentana TL: 8 mm. Brownish gray FW with a thick, black crescent that arcs toward apex. Host: Box elder<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
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2020(206) Geotagged,Northern Boxelder Twig Borer Moth,Proteoteras,Proteoteras crescentana,Spring,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Black-crescent Proteoteras - Proteoteras crescentana

TL: 8 mm. Brownish gray FW with a thick, black crescent that arcs toward apex. Host: Box elder

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

2020(206)

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Proteoteras crescentana is a moth in the Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths), Subfamily Olethreutinae.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Nov 23, 2021. Captured Apr 12, 2020 20:37 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/3.2
  • 1/25s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm