Two (three?) different Hydriomena ? – Bar Harbor May 21, and June 18, 2014

Shattered or Transfigured?

Shattered or Transfigured? On June 18, 2014.

May 21 - could this be renunciata?

May 21 – could this be renunciata?

same individual as above, clinging to bug napper light.

same individual as above, clinging to bug napper light.

This is a second moth.  Transfigured?  It looks slightly different from the one above, maybe?

This is a second moth. Transfigured? It looks slightly different from the one above, maybe?

I don’t really know what these are.  These were not the only confusing Carpet Moths in the yard on May 21.  We have white birch, alder and pine in the area, as well as other tasty shrubs and trees, so that does not help me when looking at the guidebook. Proctor (published 1938) includes H. Renunciata May 30-June 23 at both Penikese and Corfield neither of which is more than a few miles away. He also lists four other Hydriomena but not H. transfigurata. H. perfracta is on his list.

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