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Black-dotted Glyph - Maliattha synochitis TL: ~10 mm. White FW is mottled green in basal, median, and ST areas. Triangular green patch in inner median area forms a saddle. Black orbicular spots. Host: Smartweed. Status: Common<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to an LED light (395 nm) in a semi-rural area<br />
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2020(42) Black-dotted maliattha,Geotagged,Maliattha synochitis,Spring,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge

Black-dotted Glyph - Maliattha synochitis

TL: ~10 mm. White FW is mottled green in basal, median, and ST areas. Triangular green patch in inner median area forms a saddle. Black orbicular spots. Host: Smartweed. Status: Common

Habitat: Attracted to an LED light (395 nm) in a semi-rural area

2020(42)

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''Maliattha synochitis'', known generally as the black-dotted maliattha or black-dotted lithacodium, is a species of owlet moth in the family Noctuidae. It is found in North America.

The MONA or Hodges number for ''Maliattha synochitis'' is 9049.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded May 28, 2020. Captured May 26, 2020 12:16 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO320
  • 100mm