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Exelis pyrolaria  (Fine-lined Gray)
Field Marks

Fine black lines and prominent elongated black discal spots visible on FW. HW also has black lines. Notice the characteristic bend in the lines. Most specimens have at least some trace of lines, but worn specimens may have only the dots.

   

This moth often rests with wings largely overlapping, like a Eupithecia. It may also rests with wings separated more like a regular Ennomine.


Range

Distribution pattern: Eastern.



Exelis pyrolaria
Rindge 1952
Reilly pers obs




Exelis pyrolaria
Exelis dicolus
Exelis ophiurus


Similar Species

Exelis ophiurus


Exelis dicolus


Eupithecia miserulata




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