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Green Leuconycta - Leuconycta diphteroides TL: ~15 mm. Pale green FW marked with scalloped lines. Checkered terminal line and fringe. Hosts: goldenrod and aster. Status: common<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm light in a semi-rural area<br />
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2020(46) Geotagged,Green Leuconycta Moth,Leuconycta diphteroides,Spring,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Green Leuconycta - Leuconycta diphteroides

TL: ~15 mm. Pale green FW marked with scalloped lines. Checkered terminal line and fringe. Hosts: goldenrod and aster. Status: common

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm light in a semi-rural area

2020(46)

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  1. More than beautiful Christine. Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks, Paul! The pattern makes it look like a lichen :) Posted one month ago

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The Green Leuconycta Moth or Green Owlet is a species of moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Nova Scotia to Florida, west to Texas and north to Saskatchewan.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded May 29, 2020. Captured May 28, 2020 10:57 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO1000
  • 100mm