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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Genus Diachrysia

Green-Patched Looper - Diachrysia balluca Diachrysia aereoides Hologram Moth (Aka Green-patched Looper Moth) Diachrysia balluca Hodges#8897 - Diachrysia balluca Plusiinae, dorsal lateral - Diachrysia balluca Noctuidae: Diachrysia balluca - Diachrysia balluca unid. moth - Diachrysia aereoides Green-patched Looper - Hodges#8897 - Diachrysia balluca Diachrysia aereoides
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Plusiinae (Looper Moths)
Tribe Plusiini
Subtribe Euchalciina
Genus Diachrysia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Diachrysia Hubner, [1821]
holarctic: in North America, occurs coast to coast in Canada and presumably adjacent states of the U.S..
Internet References
pinned adult images of both North American species (CBIF)