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Darker Moodna Moth - Moodna ostrinella TL: ~8 mm. Red FW with blackish median band that was edged in silvery white. Hosts: Apples, birch, cotton, oak, pine, sumac...Status: Common<br />
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Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area.<br />
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Darker Moodna Moth - Moodna ostrinella

TL: ~8 mm. Red FW with blackish median band that was edged in silvery white. Hosts: Apples, birch, cotton, oak, pine, sumac...Status: Common

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

2020(35)

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  1. You're doing a really great job documenting all these tiny ones! Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks! This one night of mothing yielded around 25 species of moths, in addition to bycatch. I think there were around 11+ new species added to JD! Posted one month ago
      1. Didn't notice it was all from one night, that's quite productive. Posted one month ago

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''Moodna ostrinella'', the darker moodna moth, is a species of snout moth in the genus ''Moodna''. It was described by James Brackenridge Clemens in 1860, and is known from North America, including Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded May 28, 2020. Captured May 26, 2020 11:42 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm