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Clemens' Agonopterix  - Agonopterix clemensella TL: ~10 mm. Brown forewings that were mottled along the costa. Two white dots accent the blackish central median patch.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a light at night in a rural area Agonopterix clemensella,Geotagged,Spring,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Clemens' Agonopterix - Agonopterix clemensella

TL: ~10 mm. Brown forewings that were mottled along the costa. Two white dots accent the blackish central median patch.

Habitat: Attracted to a light at night in a rural area

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''Agonopterix clemensella'' is a moth of the Depressariidae family. It is found in eastern North America, where it has been recorded from Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. The habitat consists of damp woods and meadows.

The wingspan is about 19 mm. Adults are deep roseate with a pale purplish lustre. The wings are dusted with dark brown.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Apr 15, 2019. Captured Apr 13, 2019 20:32 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/166s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm