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Sweetgum Leafroller Moth - Sciota uvinella Habitat: Attracted t a 395 nm LED light in a rural area Geotagged,Sciota uvinella,Summer,Sweetgum leafroller moth,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge

Sweetgum Leafroller Moth - Sciota uvinella

Habitat: Attracted t a 395 nm LED light in a rural area

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''Sciota uvinella'', the sweetgum leafroller moth, is a species of snout moth in the genus ''Sciota''. It was described by Ragonot in 1887. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from New Jersey to Florida, west to Texas and Kentucky.

The forewings are a mix of pale grey, dull reddish-brown and dark grey to blackish bands. There is a double dark discal spot in the median area and the terminal line consists of a series of dark dashes. The hindwings are light brownish-grey... more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Aug 6, 2019. Captured Aug 5, 2019 22:31 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm