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Dark Spotted Palthis - Palthis angulalis TL: 18 mm. Brown forewings have oblique median band that stops short of the costa. Reniform spot is a slanting, brown crescent. Apical patch is rusty brown. Outer third of the forewings are tightly creased. Males have upturned labial palps.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
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Dark Spotted Palthis - Palthis angulalis

TL: 18 mm. Brown forewings have oblique median band that stops short of the costa. Reniform spot is a slanting, brown crescent. Apical patch is rusty brown. Outer third of the forewings are tightly creased. Males have upturned labial palps.

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

2020(187)

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The Dark-spotted Palthis is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Newfoundland west to coastal British Columbia, south to Florida and Texas.

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

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Uploaded Aug 1, 2020. Captured Jul 31, 2020 23:40 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO640
  • 100mm