I agree with Kent, it's a White-striped black (Trichodezia albovittata)JoAnne RussoSaxtons River, VT
From: Kent McFarland <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, May 28, 2015 8:40 AM
Subject: Re: WIld Indigo Duskywing / Grand Isle
Well, then again, I am not sure. Here are links to both:Like I said, moths are awesome too!KentOn Thu, May 28, 2015 at 8:38 AM, Kent McFarland <[log in to unmask]> wrote:Alex is right I think. See below. Thanks Alex!Either way, it is a moth. And, moths are cool too!KentOn Thu, May 28, 2015 at 8:34 AM, Grkovich, Alex <[log in to unmask]> wrote:Looks to me like Spear Marked Black (moth) (Rheumaptra hastata); (unless we’re talking the same bug?)AlexAlex GrkovichBALA | TMPIts a diurnal moth. White-striped black (Trichodezia albovittata)Kent
On Wednesday, May 27, 2015, Teage O'Connor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:This is probably not that big of a mystery to most on this list, but I have an ID question. I see this little guy all the time in the woods and on edges with regularity. It's usually incredibly energetic and somewhat skittish, so I haven't been able to get a good photo of it until now. If anyone could help me figure it out, that'd be great. Thanks!Here's the photo.On 27 May 2015 at 16:23, David Hoag <[log in to unmask]> wrote:A Wild Indigo Duskywing / Erynnis baptisiae
oviposited numerous times on Crown Vetch
at the north shore of Grand Isle this morning, 5/27.
The shore immediately above the high water mark
is densely carpeted with a mix of crown vetch and meadow rue.
D J Hoag, Grand Isle, VT