Coastal Plain Meganola Moth

This darling little moth is a coastal plain meganola moth, Meganola phylla. It is native to eastern and southeastern North America. The larvae feed on Quercus species (oak trees). Unfortunately, this is another of the many, many species where a bunch of stubby little internet articles all quote one another. At least it photographs well.

This adult was about 12mm nose to tail.

No-one has yet argued with the identification on iNaturalist.

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