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Common Oak Moth (Phoberia atomeris) On a disturbed trail at a forest edge. There were dozens of these flitting around on the sunny trail! Geotagged,Phoberia atomaris,Phoberia atomeris,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Common Oak Moth (Phoberia atomeris)

On a disturbed trail at a forest edge. There were dozens of these flitting around on the sunny trail!

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''Phoberia atomaris'', the common oak moth, is a species of moth in the family Erebidae. The species is found in North America, from Quebec and Ontario south to Florida, and west to Kansas and Texas.

The wingspan is about 38 mm. Adults are on wing from March to July depending on the location. The larvae feed on Oak species, including Northern red oak.

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

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Uploaded Apr 9, 2019. Captured Mar 27, 2019 23:34 in 234 Oakman Rd NE, Ranger, GA 30734, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/5.6
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 100mm