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932518.009526Bellura densa – Pickerelweed Borer Moth – (Walker, 1865)

Tom Murray
Distribution: Type locality: Georgia.
Similar Species: 9525 Bellura obliqua - "the angle of the reniform relative to the FW costa is important for densa vs obliqua (closer to right angle for densa); also obliqua is usually earlier in the season and has only one flight, densa has two flights, in late spring and late summer; densa usually has a darker purplish tint overall, and a more squared-off forewing shape, and also often with the abdomen sticking out past the wings." - Chris Schmidt (pers. comm. 4/29/2020)
Bellura densa
Patrick Coin
Bellura densa
Forest Barnas
Bellura densa
Randy Newman
Bellura densa
Cindy Mead
Bellura densa
LG – Jim Troubridge
Bellura densa
38mm – Jim Vargo
Bellura densa
McGuire Center LG

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