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Species Virbia aurantiaca - Orange Holomelina - Hodges#8121

Unknown moth? for ID - Virbia aurantiaca Nice Moth - Virbia aurantiaca Orange Moth - Virbia aurantiaca Big Orange Moth - 8121 - Left Lateral - Virbia aurantiaca Orange holomelina - Virbia aurantiaca Orange Holomelina - Virbia aurantiaca 8121 – Orange Holomelina Moth - Virbia aurantiaca Virbia aurantiaca
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Arctiina
Genus Virbia
Species aurantiaca (Orange Holomelina - Hodges#8121)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Virbia aurantiaca (Hübner)
Orig. Comb: Holomelina aurantiaca Hübner, [1831]
14 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
wingspan about 19-23 mm
TX-FL-NS-AB - Map - (MPG data)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photographs of pinned and living adults.
Butterflies and Moths of North America - species account with photograph of pinned adult and range maps.
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .