mothguide.com Hypagyrtis brendae
This moth is dark with reddish shading, and somewhat similar to H. esther in coloration, but looks very different.
It is best distinguished by:
1. line pattern
The shape of the lines is the key feature of this species.
Heitzmann (1974) provided this drawing:
Modified from Heitzmann (1974).
This species is known only from AR, MO, and KY.