Galgula partita (Gn.)
Identification by Bob Patterson, Bowie, MD.
December 2006 May 2010
Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 136. Sexes differ in color, but both have a large, dark spot on the wing margin and an angled post-median and sub-terminal line. The forewing is reddish-brown to grayish in males; shiny dark brownish-maroon in females (markings hardly visible in females). The hindwing is grayish-brown, darker in females. Host plants are wood sorrels.