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5156.5  Duponchelia fovealis

5156.5 Duponchelia fovealis

Duponchelia fovealis
Found June 29 at UV light near pond in wooded area of a flood plain. The first found in OK and maybe photographed in the US.
References: MPG and BugGuide.Net where Bob Patterson made the comment:
"A species fairly recently introduced into North America. Known as a greenhouse pest in Ontario (2005),
recent records in the USA range from the Carolinas through the Gulf states (and now Oklahoma)"
This link indicates observations in OK during Sept. - Oct., 2010: PESTALERT

Nikon D200
1/250s f/18.0 at 105.0mm iso800 full exif

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