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Species Virbia aurantiaca - Orange Holomelina - Hodges#8121

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Classification
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
8121
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Virbia aurantiaca (Hübner)
Orig. Comb: Holomelina aurantiaca Hübner, [1831]
Numbers
14 spp. n. of Mex. (1)
Size
wingspan about 19-23 mm
Range
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 .