Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1051041

Indigobush Twig Borer Moth
Hystrichophora taleana

Observation date: May 25, 2015
Submitted by: AllenRatz
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: At black light.
Status: Stray
Verified by: AllenRatz
Verified date: July 21, 2015
Coordinator notes: From MPG:Todd Gilligan (pers. comm., 07/2013) advises that there are at least two undescribed species forming a complex with H. taleana. It will require spread specimens and/or examination of genitalia to distinguish them. Descriptions of differencesd are not presently available.