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Species Opharus muricolor - Hodges#8225

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Arctiini (Tiger Moths)
Subtribe Phaegopterina
Genus Opharus
Species muricolor (Opharus muricolor - Hodges#8225)
Hodges Number
Locally common in mountains of Southeastern Arizona. According to Moth Photographers Group, also recorded from southern NM and western TX.
TL: Arizona, Chiricahua Mts
Low to mid elevation forests
In Arizona, associated with the July-August monsoon season
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1898. New American Moths and Synonymical Notes. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 6: 38.