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Jun 3, 2015 7:08 AM CST
Name: June
Rosemont, Ont. (Zone 4a)
Birds Beavers Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Native Plants and Wildflowers Dragonflies Cat Lover
Region: Canadian Cactus and Succulents Butterflies Deer Garden Ideas: Level 1
This prettily marked cream and gray-brown insect was sheltering on the overhang of my verandah this morning. I can't find a picture of it in my butterfly & moth ID books. Does anyone recognize it? Wingspan is about 15mm or slightly more than half-an-inch.
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Jun 3, 2015 1:12 PM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
Annuals Native Plants and Wildflowers Keeps Horses Dog Lover Daylilies Region: Canadian
Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Looks close to this one, small magpie moth Eurrhypara hortulata:

http://www.butterfliesandmoths...

http://www.acleris.com/dls/049...
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Jun 3, 2015 6:21 PM CST
Name: June
Rosemont, Ont. (Zone 4a)
Birds Beavers Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Native Plants and Wildflowers Dragonflies Cat Lover
Region: Canadian Cactus and Succulents Butterflies Deer Garden Ideas: Level 1
It certainly matches the photos on the links you kindly provided. And I have plenty of nettles and mints for it to lay eggs on. Thank you for the ID, Sue!
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