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Black-dotted Ruddy Moth (Ilexia intractata) ID tentative. At porch lights near an overgrown backyard habitat.<br />
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The unusually mild weather from late January to the present has tricked many species (of animal and plant) intto coming out early! Black-dotted Ruddy Moth,Geotagged,Ilexia intractata,United States,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Black-dotted Ruddy Moth (Ilexia intractata)

ID tentative. At porch lights near an overgrown backyard habitat.

The unusually mild weather from late January to the present has tricked many species (of animal and plant) intto coming out early!

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A species of Geometrid moth. It is the only species in its genus north of Mexico. It can be found in Eastern North America but is common only in the Southeastern US.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Feb 7, 2019. Captured Feb 6, 2019 20:53 in 110 Earl St, Plainville, GA 30733, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/4.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm