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some leps - Neoilliberis fusca

some leps - Neoilliberis fusca
Coronado Nat Forest, Atacosa Highlands, Pena Blanca Campsite, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA
July 25, 2007
Size: 2.3cm

genus correction
Please note Pyromorpha fusca is now Neoilliberis fusca.
The guide page has been updated.
Thank you

Moved from Moths.

4635 -- Arctiid Moth -- Pyromorpha fusca
... identified by Jim Vargo to whom I sent the photo. Please email me at regarding permission to display at Moth Photographers Group your photos of moths/larvae posted here. Thanks.

Moved from Butterflies.

I Think
I think these are moths. I see some like them occasionally around here. You can just barely discern the feather-like antennae.

These look like Arctiid moths; Ctenuchids are the likely candidates here.

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